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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.


Retired Austin Professor Gives the Gift of Reading
Retired Austin Professor Gives the Gift of Reading

July 6, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Bill Kibler, Austin Studio Volunteer I have volunteered at the Austin Studio of Learning Ally for over ... Read More about Retired Austin Professor Gives the Gift of Reading

6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies
6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies

June 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

Several hit movies based upon popular children's or young adult books are hitting the big screen this year! Here ... Read More about 6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies

All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra
All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra

June 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Maggie McDonald, Learning Ally member Frustration was normal, struggling was expected, low grades were customary, and stunted self-esteem was ... Read More about All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra

4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions
4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions

June 12, 2017 by Mir Ali

The original Binet Test was designed almost 100 years ago to identify which children would need more assistance in ... Read More about 4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions

Kristen vs "The Blind Girl" - Pride and Asking for Help
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June 7, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Kristen Witucki One of my high school teachers told me once that to ask for help is not shameful. ... Read More about Kristen vs "The Blind Girl" - Pride and Asking for Help

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