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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.


Why I Volunteer: The Giving Heart of a Retired Nurse
Why I Volunteer: The Giving Heart of a Retired Nurse

July 5, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Nova Todd, retired level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse and Learning Ally volunteer Reading has enabled ... Read More about Why I Volunteer: The Giving Heart of a Retired Nurse

6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies
6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies

June 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

Several hit movies based upon popular children's or young adult books are hitting the big screen this year! Here ... Read More about 6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies

Gut Instincts: Parents are almost always right about their children’s reading struggles
Gut Instincts: Parents are almost always right about their children’s reading struggles

June 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Dr. Lauren A. Katz, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Co-Director/Partner, Literacy, Language, and Learning Institute (3LI) Learning Ally's June 2017 Specialist ... Read More about Gut Instincts: Parents are almost always right about their children’s reading struggles

All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra
All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra

June 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Maggie McDonald, Learning Ally member Frustration was normal, struggling was expected, low grades were customary, and stunted self-esteem was ... Read More about All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra

When a Child Struggles, Teachers Worry Too
When a Child Struggles, Teachers Worry Too

June 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Stacey Kasoff, Learning Ally's June 2017 Tutor of the Month My educational career began as a ... Read More about When a Child Struggles, Teachers Worry Too

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