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.


Blind Physics Student Steps Up to Bat
Blind Physics Student Steps Up to Bat

March 4, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Learning Ally member Aqil Sajjad is a Ph.D. student in theoretical physics at Harvard University. He is also an ... Read More about Blind Physics Student Steps Up to Bat

Oak Ridger: Recording for the Blind closing Oak Ridge office

February 15, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

"Recording For The Blind & Dyslexic in Oak Ridge is closing its 205 Badger Road office over the next ... Read More about Oak Ridger: Recording for the Blind closing Oak Ridge office

A Learning Ally Member's Songs of Success
A Learning Ally Member's Songs of Success

February 13, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Georgia-based E.Z. Cleghorn had a tough time starting out in this world. Born four months early, doctors gave him little ... Read More about A Learning Ally Member's Songs of 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

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