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 Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference
The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference

March 11, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

From humble beginnings as a grass-roots parent advocacy and support group in NJ, Decoding Dyslexia has expanded to be ... Read More about The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference

James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss "The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan"
James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss

March 7, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We're pleased to share this inspiring video that Learning Ally's friend Ben Foss made with James Gandolfini, shortly before the ... Read More about James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss "The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan"

Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"
Henry Winkler:

February 24, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Many people recognize actor, director, producer, and author Henry Winkler from his role as “The Fonz,” but since his ... Read More about Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"

Mom of Dyslexic Helps Fellow Parents Avoid Dyslexia Roadblocks
Mom of Dyslexic Helps Fellow Parents Avoid Dyslexia Roadblocks

February 13, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Middletown, New Jersey-based mom Diane Taranto is her daughter Caroline's biggest advocate. As a mother, Diane considers her biggest ... Read More about Mom of Dyslexic Helps Fellow Parents Avoid Dyslexia Roadblocks

Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor
Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor

January 28, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Teen dyslexia ambassadors of YES!, a youth program run by the Rocky Mountain Branch of the International Dyslexia Association ... Read More about Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor

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