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.


Dyslexia - Does Font Really Matter?
Dyslexia - Does Font Really Matter?

January 8, 2016 by Mir Ali

By Varda Meyers Epstein Wouldn't it be great if switching fonts was all you had to do to conquer your ... Read More about Dyslexia - Does Font Really Matter?

From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer
From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer

January 6, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Learning Ally's National Board Member Kettner Griswold shares his arduous journey through dyslexia and failing grades toward success in college ... Read More about From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer

Taking on World War D: One on One With Max Brooks
Taking on World War D: One on One With Max Brooks

January 5, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We first met the acclaimed author and speaker Max Brooks in 2014 on Capitol Hill, where he spoke passionately ... Read More about Taking on World War D: One on One With Max Brooks

Webinar with Susan Barton - How to Spot Dyslexia in a Writing Sample
Webinar with Susan Barton - How to Spot Dyslexia in a Writing Sample

January 4, 2016 by Mir Ali

In this 60-minute live webinar, Susan Barton, founder of Bright Solutions for Dyslexia, will share how she spots dyslexia in ... Read More about Webinar with Susan Barton - How to Spot Dyslexia in a Writing Sample

Tutor Highlight: Margaret Galloway
Tutor Highlight: Margaret Galloway

December 21, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Margaret Galloway is a Slingerland tutor who works exclusively with students who have dyslexia or related learning disabilities. With ... Read More about Tutor Highlight: Margaret Galloway

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