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 Am an Independent Learner"

March 11, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

As an undergraduate student at Sarah Lawrence College pursuing the creative arts and disability studies, Dwight Richardson Kelly works ... Read More about "I Am an Independent Learner"

"Are Dyslexics Disorganized?"

February 4, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A priceless exchange between dyslexic individuals percolated a while back on the Learning Ally Facebook page, centered on the ... Read More about "Are Dyslexics Disorganized?"

Dyslexia Demystified at Sundance Film Festival
Dyslexia Demystified at Sundance Film Festival

January 14, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Newsflash: Dyslexia takes a national spotlight during the week of January 19 at the Sundance Film Festival. Directed by ... Read More about Dyslexia Demystified at Sundance Film Festival

Mike's Journey Through Dyslexia
Mike's Journey Through Dyslexia

December 7, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"It’s hard not to be a hovering helicopter mom when you have a kid with a learning difference," admits ... Read More about Mike's Journey Through Dyslexia

From Slow Reader to High Achiever
From Slow Reader to High Achiever

November 27, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Since being diagnosed with a learning disability as a child, Kara Scanlon has come a long way from the ... Read More about From Slow Reader to High Achiever

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