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.


5 Ways "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Helps Struggling Readers!
5 Ways

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

by Jules Johnson "You learn any way you can. My kid didn't want to read -- I got him into ... Read More about 5 Ways "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Helps Struggling Readers!

From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!
From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

by Eileen Tait-Acker, Headstrong Nation My son, Evan was identified dyslexic at age 8 in second grade.  He had struggled in ... Read More about From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!

Specialist of the Month: Brian Wolff
Specialist of the Month: Brian Wolff

December 17, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Increasing Awareness of Dyslexia, One Myth at a Time Dr. Brian Wolff, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and owner of ... Read More about Specialist of the Month: Brian Wolff

My Dyslexia Story: Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce, Harvard University
My Dyslexia Story: Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce, Harvard University

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

Guest blogger Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce became a Learning Ally member when she was in college and graduate school. She recently reached out to us ... Read More about My Dyslexia Story: Megan Pasquantonio-Pierce, Harvard University

Bringing Books to Life - a Volunteer Reader's Story
Bringing Books to Life - a Volunteer Reader's Story

December 16, 2015 by Mir Ali

The following post was first published on the Student Affairs Collective. We're re-posting with the author's permission.  ****** By Emily Ancinec When I ... Read More about Bringing Books to Life - a Volunteer Reader's Story

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