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.


YES! Program Launches in Utah
YES! Program Launches in Utah

April 7, 2016 by Mir Ali

Learning Ally's popular YES! Program is growing! Already in three states (Colorado, New Jersey and Massachusetts), the student-to-student dyslexia ... Read More about YES! Program Launches in Utah

One on One with John Gabrieli, Dyslexia Brain Researcher at MIT
One on One with John Gabrieli, Dyslexia Brain Researcher at MIT

March 28, 2016 by Mir Ali

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing John Gabrieli, director of the Martinos Imaging Center at the the McGovern ... Read More about One on One with John Gabrieli, Dyslexia Brain Researcher at MIT

8th Grader with Dyslexia Steps Up to Address Lawmakers
8th Grader with Dyslexia Steps Up to Address Lawmakers

March 25, 2016 by Mir Ali

Public speaking is something that's difficult for many adults, let alone an 8th grade student. However, Lindsey S. is ... Read More about 8th Grader with Dyslexia Steps Up to Address Lawmakers

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?

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