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.


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

"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"

Joke Song Turns Into Meaningful Project for Dyslexic Brothers
Joke Song Turns Into Meaningful Project for Dyslexic Brothers

December 16, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_22521" align="alignright" width="194"] The voice behind the song, 9-year-old Caleb Kleinfeldt.[/caption] Instead of feeling embarrassed or discouraged, dyslexic brothers ... Read More about Joke Song Turns Into Meaningful Project for Dyslexic Brothers

My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo
My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo

December 2, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Many professionals in the special education field chose their specialization because of a personal connection to the cause. Learning ... Read More about My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo

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