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.


Tips for Blind College Students on Working with Your Professors
Tips for Blind College Students on Working with Your Professors

July 16, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

The drama of acceptance, the waitlist, and rejection is over. High school is ending, or it’s becoming a distant ... Read More about Tips for Blind College Students on Working with Your Professors

The Great Dyslexia Balancing Act -- Ear Reading vs Eye Reading
The Great Dyslexia Balancing Act -- Ear Reading vs Eye Reading

July 9, 2015 by Mir Ali

My daughter has dyslexia, and I'm unsure how to balance her time in reading audiobooks vs traditional reading. I ... Read More about The Great Dyslexia Balancing Act -- Ear Reading vs Eye Reading

"The Test Score May Not Be Representative of Student's Ability."

June 4, 2015 by Mir Ali

Parent and teacher Mary Alice Landis recently wrote us to ask: "Is Learning Ally aware of the fact that PARCC ... Read More about "The Test Score May Not Be Representative of Student's Ability."

What a Test Doesn't Measure
What a Test Doesn't Measure

June 3, 2015 by Mir Ali

Parent Michelle Lewis writes, "I'm in tears. My dyslexic 3rd grader is testing for the first time today. His teacher ... Read More about What a Test Doesn't Measure

School’s Out for Summer: Time to Find a Job!

May 27, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“School’s out for summer.” Alice Cooper’s catchy lyrics have become your mantra as you toss your book bag into ... Read More about School’s Out for Summer: Time to Find a Job!

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