Learning Ally Blog: Access and Achievement

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Now more than ever, people with learning and visual disabilities are flourishing in the classroom, launching productive careers and becoming assets in their communities. This blog spotlights remarkable individuals who demonstrate that having a visual or print disability is no barrier to educational success.


In a Student's Own Words: Dyslexia -- Disability or Difference?
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March 16, 2016 by Mir Ali

What follows is an essay sent in by a student named Annabel, who initially reached out to us via Facebook. She has ... Read More about In a Student's Own Words: Dyslexia -- Disability or Difference?

When someone says: "Your kids have dyslexia? But they seem so smart!"
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April 1, 2015 by Mir Ali

These words were said to me by a well-meaning friend yesterday. At first, I was a bit taken aback ... Read More about When someone says: "Your kids have dyslexia? But they seem so smart!"

Student-to-Student Webinar: Exploring Self-Advocacy
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February 27, 2015 by Mir Ali

Please join Learning Ally for the second in our series of student-to-student webinars! As we are expanding our services, ... Read More about Student-to-Student Webinar: Exploring Self-Advocacy

School for Students with Dyslexia Wins Reading Contest
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December 16, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Atlanta's Schenck School Wins Learning Ally's Great Reading Games National Contest Out of more than 200 schools across the country entered ... Read More about School for Students with Dyslexia Wins Reading Contest

Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

July 31, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“I have this disability that makes my pursuit of education—from taking tests to learning material as quickly as other ... Read More about Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

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