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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.


Mir Ali
Mir Ali
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Pintastic Teacher Appreciation Contest
Pintastic Teacher Appreciation Contest

April 12, 2017 by Mir Ali

  Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner, and we're kicking it off by helping you gain ideas to ... Read More about Pintastic Teacher Appreciation Contest

5 Ways to Use Audiobooks in the Classroom to Help Struggling Readers
5 Ways to Use Audiobooks in the Classroom to Help Struggling Readers

March 23, 2017 by Mir Ali

Audiobooks, like Learning Ally's, are used in classrooms across the world to help students with visual impairments or learning ... Read More about 5 Ways to Use Audiobooks in the Classroom to Help Struggling Readers

Supreme Court Unanimously Expands Reach of Special Education Rights
Supreme Court Unanimously Expands Reach of Special Education Rights

March 22, 2017 by Mir Ali

According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a student with an Individual Education Plan (IEP) must gain ... Read More about Supreme Court Unanimously Expands Reach of Special Education Rights

The Importance of Reaching Out: Advice for New College Students
The Importance of Reaching Out: Advice for New College Students

March 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Caitlin Mongillo, College Success Mentor As I made my transition from high school to college, I felt prepared for ... Read More about The Importance of Reaching Out: Advice for New College Students

A 12-Year-Old's Story: Dyslexia Won't Hold Me Back

March 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Megan, age 12, Learning Ally YES! Program Member I can remember when I cried every night because my ... Read More about A 12-Year-Old's Story: Dyslexia Won't Hold Me Back

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