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.


Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning
Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning

April 15, 2016 by Mir Ali

Retired Judge William Hafer from Indiana has been a Learning Ally member for nearly half a century.  Hafer, who ... Read More about Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning

Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities
Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities

April 5, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

National Excellence in Teaching Awards spotlight best instructional practices for students who struggle to read because of dyslexia and ... Read More about Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities

7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!
7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!

December 7, 2015 by Mir Ali

By Jules Johnson As soon as a child is diagnosed with dyslexia, most parents (myself included) go into "fix it" ... Read More about 7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!

When Reading Doesn't Click
When Reading Doesn't Click

November 9, 2015 by Mir Ali

  "Don't worry, it will click." Those words were said to me often from the time my very bright son was in ... Read More about When Reading Doesn't Click

From Our Volunteers to Students' Ears in Record Time
From Our Volunteers to Students' Ears in Record Time

November 5, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

by Cheri Nightingale T.E.A. … more than just a drink with jam and bread As a volunteer at Learning Ally, it ... Read More about From Our Volunteers to Students' Ears in Record Time

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