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.


Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"
Henry Winkler:

February 24, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Many people recognize actor, director, producer, and author Henry Winkler from his role as “The Fonz,” but since his ... Read More about Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"

Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels
Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels

February 18, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Educators incorporate Learning Ally at their schools in many creative ways, but Gretchen Schroeder’s technique in her library is ... Read More about Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels

Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author
Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author

February 5, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Author Kate Scott has come a long way from not knowing the alphabet at age eight to becoming a published ... Read More about Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author

Prepping for Advanced Placement Exams: Study Guides Available in Learning Ally's Library
Prepping for Advanced Placement Exams: Study Guides Available in Learning Ally's Library

February 4, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

High scores on advanced placement exams help students earn college credits while still in high school. Not only will these ... Read More about Prepping for Advanced Placement Exams: Study Guides Available in Learning Ally's Library

Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies
Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

January 2, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_22656" align="alignright" width="158"] "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.[/caption] With settings ranging from World War II to Middle Earth, there ... Read More about Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

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