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.


Specialist Spotlight: Hettie Johnson, Speech-Language Pathologist
Specialist Spotlight:  Hettie Johnson, Speech-Language Pathologist

February 19, 2016 by Mir Ali

As a speech-language pathologist, Hettie Johnson believes in a holistic approach to helping children who struggle academically. "Our children ... Read More about Specialist Spotlight: Hettie Johnson, Speech-Language Pathologist

(Mis)Understanding Spelling Mistakes and How to (Re)Solve Them
(Mis)Understanding Spelling Mistakes and How to (Re)Solve Them

February 18, 2016 by Mir Ali

guest blog by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley Dyslexia Training Institute Spelling mistakes are not just annoyances that are begging to be marked ... Read More about (Mis)Understanding Spelling Mistakes and How to (Re)Solve Them

A Mother Shares Her Dyslexic Daughter's Turnaround
A Mother Shares Her Dyslexic Daughter's Turnaround

February 11, 2016 by Mir Ali

In this powerful 2 minute video, Barbara Marbury talks about her daughter's early struggles with dyslexia, her success as ... Read More about A Mother Shares Her Dyslexic Daughter's Turnaround

Ambassadors Help Peers Overcome Challenges
Ambassadors Help Peers Overcome Challenges

February 10, 2016 by Mir Ali

On Super Bowl eve, hundreds packed The Wildlife Experience to be a part of an event designed to celebrate ... Read More about Ambassadors Help Peers Overcome Challenges

YES! Top Secrets: New Jersey Event for Students Who Have Dyslexia
YES! Top Secrets: New Jersey Event for Students Who Have Dyslexia

February 9, 2016 by Mir Ali

Sh-h-h-h-h-h! Our YES! Ambassadors (Learning Ally's kid-to-kid mentoring program) have secrets to help students who have dyslexia stay motivated, positive, and refocused for the 2nd ... Read More about YES! Top Secrets: New Jersey Event for Students Who Have Dyslexia

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