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.


R.L. Stine Gets Goosebumps Learning About Audiobooks and Dyslexia
R.L. Stine Gets Goosebumps Learning About Audiobooks and Dyslexia

July 7, 2016 by Mir Ali

Three children from different backgrounds - one from Tennessee, one New Jersey and one Harlem - came together under ... Read More about R.L. Stine Gets Goosebumps Learning About Audiobooks and Dyslexia

Roald Dahl, the BFG and Dyslexia
Roald Dahl, the BFG and Dyslexia

July 1, 2016 by Mir Ali

"If I don't, I will be nothing but skin and groans."  "You mean skin and bones," Sophie said.  "I know it ... Read More about Roald Dahl, the BFG and Dyslexia

Why I Give: The Deep Satisfaction of Making Reading Accessible
Why I Give: The Deep Satisfaction of Making Reading Accessible

June 30, 2016 by Mir Ali

by Charles Silverberg, 35 Year Learning Ally Volunteer I am 84 years old, a graduate of Stanford University (A.B. ’53) ... Read More about Why I Give: The Deep Satisfaction of Making Reading Accessible

Newark Public Schools Celebrates District’s Big Win In National e-Reading Contest

June 20, 2016 by Mir Ali

Newark Public Schools [Newark, New Jersey] – Newark Public Schools (NPS) and Learning Ally, a national nonprofit organization serving ... Read More about Newark Public Schools Celebrates District’s Big Win In National e-Reading Contest

Tutor of the Month: Rachel Herman
Tutor of the Month: Rachel Herman

June 17, 2016 by Mir Ali

Every month, Learning Ally celebrates one of our wonderful tutors from our Tutor Network. This month, we caught up ... Read More about Tutor of the Month: Rachel Herman

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