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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.


The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind
The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind

December 8, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

In partnership with the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, Learning Ally is piloting The College Success Program, a research-based ... Read More about The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind

Students in Florida Schools Are Learning to Love Reading
Students in Florida Schools Are Learning to Love Reading

December 7, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Thanks to a $1.14 million grant by the Florida Department of Education, many public and charter schools throughout the ... Read More about Students in Florida Schools Are Learning to Love Reading

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!

"What Makes Me Different" - By Kate, a 3rd Grader with Dyslexia

December 3, 2015 by Mir Ali

Kate, a Learning Ally member, recently sent us a copy of a paper she wrote for school. Kate’s 3rd grade teacher ... Read More about "What Makes Me Different" - By Kate, a 3rd Grader with Dyslexia

How to Be Athletic with a Visual Impairment
How to Be Athletic with a Visual Impairment

November 23, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Abigail Lanier, center, runs with help from a sighted guide. College Success Program mentor coordinator Abigail Lanier shares how and ... Read More about How to Be Athletic with a Visual Impairment

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