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.


"Magic Happens Here"

December 6, 2010 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Magic happens every day in Susan Allen’s special education classroom, where children who used to hate reading now sit ... Read More about "Magic Happens Here"

IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer
IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer

December 2, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

When President Gerald Ford affixed his signature to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 1975, it was ... Read More about IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer

Building Self-Advocacy through a Community-Based Movement
Building Self-Advocacy through a Community-Based Movement

November 16, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

In this last installment of a three-part series, Stewart J. Hudson, president of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, elaborates ... Read More about Building Self-Advocacy through a Community-Based Movement

Closing the Achievement Gap: Early Intervention and Technology

November 3, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

In Part Two of our series, Stewart J. Hudson, president of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, explains how Tremaine's basic ... Read More about Closing the Achievement Gap: Early Intervention and Technology

Dangerous Misconceptions about Learning Differences

October 31, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A new poll just released by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation reveals widespread stigma and confusion about children with learning ... Read More about Dangerous Misconceptions about Learning Differences

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