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.


Do Online Reading Tutoring Programs Really Work?
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July 11, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Timmie Murphy, member of Learning Ally Tutor Network When it comes to reading instruction, not all programs ... Read More about Do Online Reading Tutoring Programs Really Work?

Retired Austin Professor Gives the Gift of Reading
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July 6, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Bill Kibler, Austin Studio Volunteer I have volunteered at the Austin Studio of Learning Ally for over ... Read More about Retired Austin Professor Gives the Gift of Reading

6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies
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June 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

Several hit movies based upon popular children's or young adult books are hitting the big screen this year! Here ... Read More about 6 Must Read Tween/Teen Books Before They Become Movies

All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra
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June 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Maggie McDonald, Learning Ally member Frustration was normal, struggling was expected, low grades were customary, and stunted self-esteem was ... Read More about All I Can Do Is Try: My Dyslexia Mantra

4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions
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June 12, 2017 by Mir Ali

The original Binet Test was designed almost 100 years ago to identify which children would need more assistance in ... Read More about 4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions