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.


"I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic"

June 24, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_25409" align="alignright" width="250"]           Josh Thibeau (via WBUR)[/caption] It's no surprise that Harry Potter, one ... Read More about "I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic"

"I’m a Scientist with Learning Disabilities and That’s Okay!"

June 12, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_25001" align="alignright" width="240"]              Post doc Collin Diedrich [/caption] Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ... Read More about "I’m a Scientist with Learning Disabilities and That’s Okay!"

A Young Artist with Dyslexia: The Story of Double D
A Young Artist with Dyslexia: The Story of Double D

June 8, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

The art installations of Angelina Mazzanti reflect different aspects of her dyslexia, and express to the viewer how she perceives ... Read More about A Young Artist with Dyslexia: The Story of Double D

Does Society See Dyslexia Backward?
Does Society See Dyslexia Backward?

June 6, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Doubly versed in dyslexia -- as the parent of a son who has the learning difference and as a ... Read More about Does Society See Dyslexia Backward?

Family Overcomes an Emotional Struggle with Dyslexia
Family Overcomes an Emotional Struggle with Dyslexia

May 29, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Debbie Salazar has had both struggles and success with the educational system over the past few years in seeking ... Read More about Family Overcomes an Emotional Struggle with Dyslexia

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