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.


Will dyslexia exclude a person from joining the U.S. military?
Will dyslexia exclude a person from joining the U.S. military?

July 2, 2015 by Mir Ali

Students who have dyslexia dream big, and for many, those dreams include serving our nation. At Learning Ally, we are ... Read More about Will dyslexia exclude a person from joining the U.S. military?

2e Children: How to See the Invisible
2e Children: How to See the Invisible

June 19, 2015 by Mir Ali

Twice-exceptional (2e) is a term used to describe a child who has high intelligence but struggles to learn in ... Read More about 2e Children: How to See the Invisible

Jurassic Dreams Bigger than Dinosaurs
Jurassic Dreams Bigger than Dinosaurs

June 12, 2015 by Mir Ali

My 9 year old son is red-headed, charming, highly intelligent, loves dinosaurs, and is also severely dyslexic. Dyslexia is just ... Read More about Jurassic Dreams Bigger than Dinosaurs

"The Test Score May Not Be Representative of Student's Ability."

June 4, 2015 by Mir Ali

Parent and teacher Mary Alice Landis recently wrote us to ask: "Is Learning Ally aware of the fact that PARCC ... Read More about "The Test Score May Not Be Representative of Student's Ability."

What a Test Doesn't Measure
What a Test Doesn't Measure

June 3, 2015 by Mir Ali

Parent Michelle Lewis writes, "I'm in tears. My dyslexic 3rd grader is testing for the first time today. His teacher ... Read More about What a Test Doesn't Measure

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