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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.


Confessions of an Advocating Mom: To them she's one of many. To me she's everything.
Confessions of an Advocating Mom: To them she's one of many. To me she's everything.

February 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

Advocating for your child is hard. Learning the proper words to use. The laws. The rights. Trying to predict your child's needs. Being careful ... Read More about Confessions of an Advocating Mom: To them she's one of many. To me she's everything.

From Struggling Reader to Neuropsychologist: Dr John Mather Offers Advice to Families
From Struggling Reader to Neuropsychologist: Dr John Mather Offers Advice to Families

February 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Dr. John Mather, Learning Ally's Specialist of the Month  I specialize in evaluating and diagnosing a variety of ... Read More about From Struggling Reader to Neuropsychologist: Dr John Mather Offers Advice to Families

When Students with Dyslexia Access Reading, It's a Superpower!
When Students with Dyslexia Access Reading, It's a Superpower!

February 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Kim Olson, Learning Ally's February 2017 Tutor of the Month In 2005, my career path led me ... Read More about When Students with Dyslexia Access Reading, It's a Superpower!

Sage Advice from a Long Time Learning Ally Member
Sage Advice from a Long Time Learning Ally Member

February 17, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Mark Fox, Learning Ally Member In 1973 after filling out the application for Recording for the Blind ... Read More about Sage Advice from a Long Time Learning Ally Member

Tips for Transitioning to Off-Campus Housing when You're Blind/Visually Impaired
Tips for Transitioning to Off-Campus Housing when You're Blind/Visually Impaired

February 9, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Miso Kwak, Guest Blogger   During college, we learn how to be better students, both through academic courses and ... Read More about Tips for Transitioning to Off-Campus Housing when You're Blind/Visually Impaired

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