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.


Dyslexia is a different way of thinking: A conversation with David Boies
Dyslexia is a different way of thinking: A conversation with David Boies

May 19, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Even though he's one of the most celebrated and sought-after lawyers in the world, David Boies is approachable and generous in ... Read More about Dyslexia is a different way of thinking: A conversation with David Boies

Join our National Student Success Celebration in Denver, Colorado
Join our National Student Success Celebration in Denver, Colorado

February 23, 2016 by Mir Ali

Learning Ally's 56th annual National Achievement Awards will be held in Denver, CO on April 9th, 2016. Each year, ... Read More about Join our National Student Success Celebration in Denver, Colorado

7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!
7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!

December 7, 2015 by Mir Ali

By Jules Johnson As soon as a child is diagnosed with dyslexia, most parents (myself included) go into "fix it" ... Read More about 7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!

Building and Maintaining Resilience for Students Who Are Blind
Building and Maintaining Resilience for Students Who Are Blind

October 8, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

In his blog for Psychology Today, Peter Gray wrote a thought-provoking post entitled, “Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem ... Read More about Building and Maintaining Resilience for Students Who Are Blind

The Disability Services Office is a Tool, Not a Crutch
The Disability Services Office is a Tool, Not a Crutch

August 3, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

As an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, despite ultimately graduating with honors, I found myself on academic probation ... Read More about The Disability Services Office is a Tool, Not a Crutch

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