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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.


Our Volunteers Turn Words into Magic
Our Volunteers Turn Words into Magic

April 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

April is Volunteer Appreciation month! At Learning Ally, we love our volunteers and wanted to highlight the story of ... Read More about Our Volunteers Turn Words into Magic

College Success Program: Working with the Disability Services Office, Part 2
College Success Program: Working with the Disability Services Office, Part 2

April 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Megan Dausch, College Success Program Mentor It was mid-April and final papers stretched out before me like a mountain ... Read More about College Success Program: Working with the Disability Services Office, Part 2

College Success Program: Working with Your Disabilities Office, Part 1
College Success Program: Working with Your Disabilities Office, Part 1

April 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Megan Dausch, College Success Program Mentor My freshman year of college was replete with triumphs and challenges, but overall, ... Read More about College Success Program: Working with Your Disabilities Office, Part 1

Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia
Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia

April 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Jayne Black, Creative Kids Rock Imagine spending 35 years of your life thinking you were not smart. Then, one ... Read More about Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia

Tutor Spotlight: Heidi Thorstad, Dyslexia Specialist
Tutor Spotlight: Heidi Thorstad, Dyslexia Specialist

April 20, 2017 by Mir Ali

In April 2017, we are highlighting Heidi Thorstad who is a dyslexia specialist and runs her own private practice tutoring center ... Read More about Tutor Spotlight: Heidi Thorstad, Dyslexia Specialist

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