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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.


A Symbol for Dyslexia that Gives Back
A Symbol for Dyslexia that Gives Back

November 18, 2016 by Mir Ali

"Instead of trying to define dyslexia, I turned back to the commonplace myth that it is only reading backwards ... Read More about A Symbol for Dyslexia that Gives Back

Stuck in the Maze: An 8th Grader's Dyslexia Plea

November 14, 2016 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Victoria, Junior High Student in Texas, Miss Teen America contestant, Learning Ally member In her own words ... I ... Read More about Stuck in the Maze: An 8th Grader's Dyslexia Plea

Don't Let a Disability Hold You Back - Tips for Visiting a College Campus
Don't Let a Disability Hold You Back - Tips for Visiting a College Campus

November 3, 2016 by Mir Ali

By Megan Dausch, Learning Ally College Success Program Mentor One of the most helpful things I did when determining which ... Read More about Don't Let a Disability Hold You Back - Tips for Visiting a College Campus

Eagle Scout Inspired by Max Brooks' Speech at Dyslexia Conference
Eagle Scout Inspired by Max Brooks' Speech at Dyslexia Conference

November 3, 2016 by Mir Ali

"Everybody has a part to play. Everybody can do something." ~ Max Brooks, author World War Z Those are the ... Read More about Eagle Scout Inspired by Max Brooks' Speech at Dyslexia Conference

Be Your Own Superhero: Find Your Student's Dyslexia Strengths!
Be Your Own Superhero: Find Your Student's Dyslexia Strengths!

October 26, 2016 by Mir Ali

  Join us for one of several events, some in-person and some online, designed to help your student who has ... Read More about Be Your Own Superhero: Find Your Student's Dyslexia Strengths!

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