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.


The Right and Wrong Ways to Communicate with Professors as a Blind Student
The Right and Wrong Ways to Communicate with Professors as a Blind Student

July 24, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

You have an important role in making sure your learning goes as smoothly as possible.  When you request accommodations ... Read More about The Right and Wrong Ways to Communicate with Professors as a Blind Student

Ear Reading Opens Doors for Students Who Have Dyslexia
Ear Reading Opens Doors for Students Who Have Dyslexia

July 22, 2015 by Mir Ali

We are continually amazed by the intensity of personal accounts and exchanges that take place on the Learning Ally Parent Chat ... Read More about Ear Reading Opens Doors for Students Who Have Dyslexia

Singer Carly Simon Gives Advice to Young Kids Who Have Dyslexia
Singer Carly Simon Gives Advice to Young Kids Who Have Dyslexia

July 21, 2015 by Mir Ali

Dean Bragonier, the enterprising founder of  NoticeAbility, is swimming around Martha’s Vineyard this summer to raise dyslexia awareness. Learning Ally is following his ... Read More about Singer Carly Simon Gives Advice to Young Kids Who Have Dyslexia

Tips for Blind College Students on Working with Your Professors
Tips for Blind College Students on Working with Your Professors

July 16, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

The drama of acceptance, the waitlist, and rejection is over. High school is ending, or it’s becoming a distant ... Read More about Tips for Blind College Students on Working with Your Professors

Video Blog Day 1: Swimming with the Sharks for Dyslexia
Video Blog Day 1: Swimming with the Sharks for Dyslexia

July 12, 2015 by Mir Ali

It's game time! The day has finally arrived! Dean Bragonier, the enterprising founder of  NoticeAbility, is swimming around Martha’s Vineyard this summer to ... Read More about Video Blog Day 1: Swimming with the Sharks for Dyslexia

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