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It kills me that there are standardized tests geared towards just one kind of child.

- Channing Tatum

Source: Vanity Fair

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Tom Hehir, Ed.D.

Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

Professional Advisory Board

Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

Professional Advisory Board

Tom served as director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999 and was responsible for federal leadership in implementing IDEA.

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Looking for information on learning and attention issues like dyslexia, dysgraphia and ADHD?

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From the blog

Impact Update – Winter 2015

The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 individuals nationwide with learning and attention issues. Below are highlights of our accomplishments in the fourth quarter of 2014. Empowering Parents We’ve expanded the reach of Understood through a national advertising campaign: The Ad Council has helped secure donated placement of […]

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Powerful statistics

Employment Status of Working Age Adults

Percentage of People Who Attributed LD to Inaccurate Causes

How Students With LD Exited High School

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