A terrific resource for struggling readers in any class is Bookshare. This website allows students to register to obtain almost anything in print in easier format (generally audio).
A good resource for MLA is also this one, which makes it very easy!
If you don't have access to the passwords for our school databases but you need to do research, reference this free resource from the state of Michigan. Almost all of our databases are represented, and even some we don't have. No passwords necessary!