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.


Parent Problem: Labels & Confidence

July 9, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

When it comes to learning disabilities, what's in a name? Ingrid, the mother of an 8-year-old daughter with dyslexia ... Read More about Parent Problem: Labels & Confidence

Reading In Front of Millions When You Have Dyslexia

July 7, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

How does a television host reconcile their dyslexia with having to read a teleprompter on a live broadcast? For most, ... Read More about Reading In Front of Millions When You Have Dyslexia

Fourth of July Favorites: Books on Independence

July 3, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Independence Day, with its long weekend of celebration, patriotism and traditional American barbecue, is the perfect time to kick back by the pool ... Read More about Fourth of July Favorites: Books on Independence

"I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic"

June 24, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_25409" align="alignright" width="250"]           Josh Thibeau (via WBUR)[/caption] It's no surprise that Harry Potter, one ... Read More about "I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic"

"I’m a Scientist with Learning Disabilities and That’s Okay!"

June 12, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_25001" align="alignright" width="240"]              Post doc Collin Diedrich [/caption] Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ... Read More about "I’m a Scientist with Learning Disabilities and That’s Okay!"

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