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.


From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer
From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer

January 6, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Learning Ally's National Board Member Kettner Griswold shares his arduous journey through dyslexia and failing grades toward success in college ... Read More about From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer

Webinar with Susan Barton - How to Spot Dyslexia in a Writing Sample
Webinar with Susan Barton - How to Spot Dyslexia in a Writing Sample

January 4, 2016 by Mir Ali

In this 60-minute live webinar, Susan Barton, founder of Bright Solutions for Dyslexia, will share how she spots dyslexia in ... Read More about Webinar with Susan Barton - How to Spot Dyslexia in a Writing Sample

5 Ways "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Helps Struggling Readers!
5 Ways

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

by Jules Johnson "You learn any way you can. My kid didn't want to read -- I got him into ... Read More about 5 Ways "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Helps Struggling Readers!

From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!
From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

by Eileen Tait-Acker, Headstrong Nation My son, Evan was identified dyslexic at age 8 in second grade.  He had struggled in ... Read More about From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!

My Dyslexia Story: Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce, Harvard University
My Dyslexia Story: Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce, Harvard University

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

Guest blogger Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce became a Learning Ally member when she was in college and graduate school. She recently reached out to us ... Read More about My Dyslexia Story: Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce, Harvard University

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