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ABOUT US

Since 1977, we’ve been working diligently to improve the lives of all individuals with learning disabilities.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) team envisions a society in which every individual possesses the academic, social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school, at work and in life. Learn more about our credo, programs, events, and more below.

Mission & History

The National Center for Learning Disabilities improves the lives of all people with learning difficulties and disabilities by empowering parents, enabling young adults, transforming schools, and creating policy and advocacy impact.
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Programs

NCLD connects parents and others with essential resources, provides educators with evidence-based tools and engages advocates in public policy initiatives.
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Events

NCLD’s events highlight the important work NCLD and others are doing to advocate for the nation’s 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities.
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Board of Directors

NCLD’s Board of Directors, led by Fred Poses, is an active, committed, and supportive group of parents, educators, researchers and leaders in the business world.
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Professional Advisory Board

NCLD’s Professional Advisory Board (PAB) includes leading educators, psychologists, researchers, physicians and advocates. The PAB guides NCLD program activity and advises the staff and Board of Directors on educational needs, program opportunities, public policy development and strategic planning.
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NCLD Team

NCLD’s team is made up of dedicated professionals who are committed to providing information and resources to the nation’s 15 million individuals with learning disabilities.
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NCLD Parent Leader Team

NCLD’s Parent Leader team serves as informal advisors, offering input and feedback on prevailing and emerging issues that stand in the way of children receiving the support they need to succeed. The Parent Leaders also help plan, develop and review NCLD informational resources to ensure that they address parents’ ongoing needs.
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Scholarships and Awards

NCLD recognizes outstanding high school students with LD, general education teachers, schools or school-related programs and artists of all ages who have LD.
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Press Room

NCLD periodically distributes advisories and press releases to the media to announce its new public awareness campaigns, programs, initiatives, policy advancements and scholarship awards, as well as other newsworthy NCLD happenings.
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Reprint Permissions

NCLD is pleased to grant access to original materials to organizations and professionals for the purpose of helping parents and educators who support children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities.
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Employment Opportunities

NCLD’s team is made up of professionals who are committed to providing information and resources to individuals with learning disabilities. Learn about opportunities to join NCLD’s staff and internship program.
Learn more ›



Annual Reports Archive

NCLD’s annual reports offer a snapshot of the impact of our programs and services, as well as essential information about our operations.
Learn more ›



Partners

NCLD thanks our partners for their support of our mission. Their collaboration enables us to have greater reach as we work to improve the lives of all individuals with LD.
Learn more ›



E-Newsletters

Our free newsletters will keep you up-to-date with timely, new information and resources to help those with learning disabilities.
Learn more ›

ABOUT US

Since 1977, we’ve been working diligently to improve the lives of all individuals with learning disabilities.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) team envisions a society in which every individual possesses the academic, social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school, at work and in life. Learn more about our credo, programs, events, and more below.

Mission & History

The National Center for Learning Disabilities improves the lives of all people with learning difficulties and disabilities by empowering parents, enabling young adults, transforming schools, and creating policy and advocacy impact.
Learn more ›



Programs

NCLD connects parents and others with essential resources, provides educators with evidence-based tools and engages advocates in public policy initiatives.
Learn more ›



Events

NCLD’s events highlight the important work NCLD and others are doing to advocate for the nation’s 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities.
Learn more ›



Board of Directors

NCLD’s Board of Directors, led by Fred Poses, is an active, committed, and supportive group of parents, educators, researchers and leaders in the business world.
Learn more ›



Professional Advisory Board

NCLD’s Professional Advisory Board (PAB) includes leading educators, psychologists, researchers, physicians and advocates. The PAB guides NCLD program activity and advises the staff and Board of Directors on educational needs, program opportunities, public policy development and strategic planning.
Learn more ›



NCLD Team

NCLD’s team is made up of dedicated professionals who are committed to providing information and resources to the nation’s 15 million individuals with learning disabilities.
Learn more ›



NCLD Parent Leader Team

NCLD’s Parent Leader team serves as informal advisors, offering input and feedback on prevailing and emerging issues that stand in the way of children receiving the support they need to succeed. The Parent Leaders also help plan, develop and review NCLD informational resources to ensure that they address parents’ ongoing needs.
Learn more ›



Scholarships and Awards

NCLD recognizes outstanding high school students with LD, general education teachers, schools or school-related programs and artists of all ages who have LD.
Learn more ›



Press Room

NCLD periodically distributes advisories and press releases to the media to announce its new public awareness campaigns, programs, initiatives, policy advancements and scholarship awards, as well as other newsworthy NCLD happenings.
Learn more ›



Reprint Permissions

NCLD is pleased to grant access to original materials to organizations and professionals for the purpose of helping parents and educators who support children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities.
Learn more ›



Employment Opportunities

NCLD’s team is made up of professionals who are committed to providing information and resources to individuals with learning disabilities. Learn about opportunities to join NCLD’s staff and internship program.
Learn more ›



Annual Reports Archive

NCLD’s annual reports offer a snapshot of the impact of our programs and services, as well as essential information about our operations.
Learn more ›



Partners

NCLD thanks our partners for their support of our mission. Their collaboration enables us to have greater reach as we work to improve the lives of all individuals with LD.
Learn more ›



E-Newsletters

Our free newsletters will keep you up-to-date with timely, new information and resources to help those with learning disabilities.
Learn more ›