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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.


"What Makes Me Different" - By Kate, a 3rd Grader with Dyslexia
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pic Kate, a Learning Ally member, recently sent us a copy of a paper she wrote for school. Kate’s 3rd grade teacher asked the kids to write a paragraph on what makes them different. We think her response is simply perfect! Read it below: **************     pic "Something that makes me different is that I'm dyslexic. Having dyslexia means that you have a little more trouble with reading and spelling. Having dyslexia does not mean a bad thing; it means that you are special and unique. It also means that I have to do is work harder at school, but I know that working hard now will help me later in life. Dyslexia makes me different."   ************** If you would like to help the 20% of students who struggle with reading due to a language based learning disability, like dyslexia, please consider giving your tax-deductible donation to Learning Ally, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit. Information about donating time or money can be found here.


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