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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.


Join Us for Spotlight on Dyslexia - A Virtual Conference

August 14, 2014 by Mir Ali

At Learning Ally, interns do more than fill coffee or make copies. In fact, we have some of the ... Read More about Join Us for Spotlight on Dyslexia - A Virtual Conference

"Not Just a Broken Warrior"

August 13, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“Sorry I missed your first call-- I was taking care of my daughter. She’s nine weeks old,” says Marshall Blackmon, ... Read More about "Not Just a Broken Warrior"

The Power of Self-Advocacy for Children with Dyslexia

August 12, 2014 by Mir Ali

 It wasn't our original plan. Some say they are too young, and for a while I thought that may be ... Read More about The Power of Self-Advocacy for Children with Dyslexia

A Voice of Hope for the Puzzle Children

August 4, 2014 by Mir Ali

"I was one of the puzzle children myself - a dyslexic. You have a challenge; never quit!" Those are the ... Read More about A Voice of Hope for the Puzzle Children

Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

July 31, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“I have this disability that makes my pursuit of education—from taking tests to learning material as quickly as other ... Read More about Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

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