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.


When someone says: "Your kids have dyslexia? But they seem so smart!"
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April 1, 2015 by Mir Ali

These words were said to me by a well-meaning friend yesterday. At first, I was a bit taken aback ... Read More about When someone says: "Your kids have dyslexia? But they seem so smart!"

Where and How Can I Have My Child Evaluated for Dyslexia, ADHD, and Dysgraphia?
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February 27, 2015 by Mir Ali

Question: We suspect our daughter is dyslexic,  but think she may also have ADHD or executive function disorder along with ... Read More about Where and How Can I Have My Child Evaluated for Dyslexia, ADHD, and Dysgraphia?

Inspiration for Students Who Have Dyslexia Found in Unexpected Places
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February 23, 2015 by Mir Ali

Like so many parents, I'm on many dyslexia-focused chat groups. In these groups I find inspiration, education, a place to vent ... Read More about Inspiration for Students Who Have Dyslexia Found in Unexpected Places

4 Great Parent Resources for Dyslexia
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February 13, 2015 by Mir Ali

Before my son started kindergarten, the signs were there. I didn't know it, but they were plain as day ... Read More about 4 Great Parent Resources for Dyslexia

Free Webinar: Experience LD with Kristin Barbour
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January 27, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Have you ever wondered what having a learning disability is like for a child? This free 90-minute webinar with Kristin Barbour, Executive ... Read More about Free Webinar: Experience LD with Kristin Barbour