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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.


Teachers, your words help make or break our kids. Be gentle.

August 22, 2014 by Mir Ali

My mother is a public school teacher, and she once told me how she carefully chooses her words. She ... Read More about Teachers, your words help make or break our kids. Be gentle.

Join Us for Spotlight on Dyslexia - A Virtual Conference

August 14, 2014 by Mir Ali

At Learning Ally, interns do more than fill coffee or make copies. In fact, we have some of the ... Read More about Join Us for Spotlight on Dyslexia - A Virtual Conference

The Power of Self-Advocacy for Children with Dyslexia

August 12, 2014 by Mir Ali

 It wasn't our original plan. Some say they are too young, and for a while I thought that may be ... Read More about The Power of Self-Advocacy for Children with Dyslexia

"Dee-Lexia is a little bit good."

July 28, 2014 by Mir Ali

Those are the words of 6 year old Elisabeth, who is recounting what she learned from her newest ally - ... Read More about "Dee-Lexia is a little bit good."

Family history of dyslexia? No, not us. Wait, what. . . ?

July 24, 2014 by Mir Ali

Researchers say that dyslexia likely has a genetic link, but that connection isn't always apparent. When one Mom blogger ... Read More about Family history of dyslexia? No, not us. Wait, what. . . ?

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