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.


Lauren Holstein (LAE)
Lauren Holstein (LAE)
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Dyslexic Teen Shares the Gift of Reading
Dyslexic Teen Shares the Gift of Reading

January 10, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

When some people find success, they feel inspired to pay it forward. This was the case for Manhattan-based, dyslexic ... Read More about Dyslexic Teen Shares the Gift of Reading

Steve McQueen: Overcoming His Shame of Dyslexia
Steve McQueen: Overcoming His Shame of Dyslexia

January 8, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

In a lengthy interview with The Guardian, Steve McQueen, the award-winning British director whose most recent film, 12 Years a Slave, is ... Read More about Steve McQueen: Overcoming His Shame of Dyslexia

Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies
Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

January 2, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_22656" align="alignright" width="158"] "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.[/caption] With settings ranging from World War II to Middle Earth, there ... Read More about Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

11 Foreign Education Policies That Could Transform American Schools
11 Foreign Education Policies That Could Transform American Schools

December 19, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_22607" align="alignright" width="300"] The PISA Test[/caption] Research shows that on the Program of International Student Assessment (PISA), an exam ... Read More about 11 Foreign Education Policies That Could Transform American Schools

"Keys to a Bigger, Better World"

December 17, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

When toy expert and mom-blogger Jenn Choi wrote a guide to some of the best children's books of 2013 on ... Read More about "Keys to a Bigger, Better World"

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