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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.


Teen with Dyslexia Wins National Writing Award
Teen with Dyslexia Wins National Writing Award

March 16, 2016 by Mir Ali

One of Learning Ally's YES! Program Ambassadors, Hannah a 14 year old from Colorado, placed among the top winners ... Read More about Teen with Dyslexia Wins National Writing Award

In a Student's Own Words: Dyslexia -- Disability or Difference?
In a Student's Own Words:  Dyslexia -- Disability or Difference?

March 16, 2016 by Mir Ali

What follows is an essay sent in by a student named Annabel, who initially reached out to us via Facebook. She has ... Read More about In a Student's Own Words: Dyslexia -- Disability or Difference?

A Mother/Tutor's Gratitude
A Mother/Tutor's Gratitude

March 8, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Guest author, mother and reading tutor Penny Auchmuty penned this loving letter to her son, published on her blog, Dyslexia - Our ... Read More about A Mother/Tutor's Gratitude

Keira's Experience of Dyslexia
Keira's Experience of Dyslexia

February 24, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Middle schooler Keira talks about being a student with dyslexia, the value of accessible audiobooks and the empowering influence ... Read More about Keira's Experience of Dyslexia

Tutor Highlight: Julie Rorabacher, Reading and Language Arts Centers
Tutor Highlight: Julie Rorabacher, Reading and Language Arts Centers

February 19, 2016 by Mir Ali

When high school English teacher Julie Rorabacher had triplets, she decided she needed a more flexible career path. Tutoring children ... Read More about Tutor Highlight: Julie Rorabacher, Reading and Language Arts Centers

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