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.


The Great Dyslexia Balancing Act -- Ear Reading vs Eye Reading
The Great Dyslexia Balancing Act -- Ear Reading vs Eye Reading

July 9, 2015 by Mir Ali

My daughter has dyslexia, and I'm unsure how to balance her time in reading audiobooks vs traditional reading. I ... Read More about The Great Dyslexia Balancing Act -- Ear Reading vs Eye Reading

Video Blog: Swimming with the Sharks for Dyslexia Awareness
Video Blog: Swimming with the Sharks for Dyslexia Awareness

July 8, 2015 by Mir Ali

Dean Bragonier, the enterprising founder of  NoticeAbility, will swim around Martha's Vineyard on July 11 to raise dyslexia awareness.  His ... Read More about Video Blog: Swimming with the Sharks for Dyslexia Awareness

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

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