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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.


Making a Teacher's Job Easier
Making a Teacher's Job Easier

March 12, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

What is the most important thing for a teacher to know about Learning Ally? “It’s so manageable – your ... Read More about Making a Teacher's Job Easier

The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference
The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference

March 11, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

From humble beginnings as a grass-roots parent advocacy and support group in NJ, Decoding Dyslexia has expanded to be ... Read More about The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference

James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss "The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan"
James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss

March 7, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We're pleased to share this inspiring video that Learning Ally's friend Ben Foss made with James Gandolfini, shortly before the ... Read More about James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss "The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan"

A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University
A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University

February 25, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  Eddie Maza displays one of his favorite works of literature in both print and audio format. From an early ... Read More about A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University

Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"
Henry Winkler:

February 24, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Many people recognize actor, director, producer, and author Henry Winkler from his role as “The Fonz,” but since his ... Read More about Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"

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