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.


Student Adventurer and Blogger “Commander Ben” Becomes Dyslexia Advocate

January 28, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Learning Ally member Ben Shrader was diagnosed with severe dyslexia in kindergarten, but did not publicly reveal his learning difference ... Read More about Student Adventurer and Blogger “Commander Ben” Becomes Dyslexia Advocate

Dyslexia: Translating the 504 Plan into Effective Action
Dyslexia: Translating the 504 Plan into Effective Action

January 17, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

More than 1,000 parents and teachers have reached out to us with interest in this webinar, delivered on January 15, 2013. Dyslexia ... Read More about Dyslexia: Translating the 504 Plan into Effective Action

New Research Points to Better Test Scores for Readers With Disabilities Who Use Audiobooks
New Research Points to Better Test Scores for Readers With Disabilities Who Use Audiobooks

January 17, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

PRINCETON, NJ – Students with print disabilities who have access to audiobooks significantly outperform their peers in reading tests, ... Read More about New Research Points to Better Test Scores for Readers With Disabilities Who Use Audiobooks

"Getting Information in a Different Way"

January 13, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

  Shelley Haven, an assistive technology consultant in California specializing in working with kids with learning differences, is impressed with ... Read More about "Getting Information in a Different Way"

NASA Offers Summer Internships for Students with Disabilities
NASA Offers Summer Internships for Students with Disabilities

January 4, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Here at Learning Ally, making science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) reading materials accessible is a top priority. For that ... Read More about NASA Offers Summer Internships for Students with Disabilities

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