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 Awareness Month: Do You Know the Early Warning Signs of This Learning Difference?
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September 26, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  For Dyslexia Awareness Month, nonprofit Learning Ally and pediatric neuropsychologist Nichole Dawson highlight early warning signs of this learning ... Read More about Dyslexia Awareness Month: Do You Know the Early Warning Signs of This Learning Difference?

Dyslexic Middle Schooler Discovers a Sense of Independence
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September 4, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

An email came in from Susan D. in New Jersey: “Our son Daniel was diagnosed with dyslexia when he was in 2nd grade. ... Read More about Dyslexic Middle Schooler Discovers a Sense of Independence

"Our First Line of Defense"
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August 30, 2012 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Chester Goad, TN Tech Director of Disability Services, is passionate about supporting students with dyslexia, a desire driven ... Read More about "Our First Line of Defense"

"You can soar when you think differently"
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August 3, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Palo Alto-based educational therapist Ruthie Wunderling, who is dyslexic, empathetically helps her clients cultivate “3D thinking” while learning to listen ... Read More about "You can soar when you think differently"

The Student Becomes the Teacher
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April 30, 2012 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Getting an explanation for her reading difficulties came better late than never for Kelly Fritz, who wasn’t officially diagnosed with ... Read More about The Student Becomes the Teacher