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Parent Leaders Go to Congress to Advocate:
June 17-18, 2013On June 17 and 18, NCLD's team of Parent Leaders went to Washington, D.C., to advocate for action on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. These parent leaders have been trained and nurtured by NCLD to be effective agents for change.
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NCLD’s 36th Annual Benefit Dinner:
April 15, 2013On April 15, 2013, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) celebrated its 36th Anniversary at the 'Our Kids Count' Benefit Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. This year, we were delighted to honor Ford Motor Company.
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NCLD's Third Annual "Celebrating Our Schools" Luncheon: November 5, 2012On November 5, 2012, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) hosted its Third Annual "Celebrating Our Schools" Luncheon. Members of the NCLD community, including educators, parents, and leaders in special education, gathered to shine a spotlight on schools doing great work to support students with learning disabilities.
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NCLD’s 35th Annual Benefit Dinner:
April 18, 2012On April 18, 2012, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) celebrated its 35th Anniversary and hosted its Annual Benefit Dinner at a new location, the Mandarin Oriental at 80 Columbus Circle in New York City. This year, we were delighted to honor four extraordinary child advocates.
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NCLD’s 2nd Annual "Celebrating Our Schools" Luncheon:
October 18, 2011For the second year, members of the NCLD community, including educators, parents, and leaders in special education, gathered to shine a spotlight on schools doing great work to support students with learning disabilities. The Second Annual "Celebrating Our Schools" Luncheon was hosted at the 3 West Club in New York City on October 18, 2011. NCLD Executive Director, James Wendorf, and Board Chairman, Fred Poses, welcomed guests and shared updates from NCLD.
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Summer Soiree Cocktail Reception:
Tuesday, June 14, 2011On Tuesday, June 14th, 2011, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) hosted a Summer Soiree cocktail reception at the Thom Bar in the Sixty Thompson Hotel in New York City. Over 120 young professionals gathered for the event, including many individuals who grew up with a learning disability (LD) and other “allies” who are passionate about providing educational and professional opportunities for individuals who learn differently.
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Award Ceremony for 2011 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship Winners:
Wednesday, April 6, 2011On April 6, 2011, Eleigha Love, who describes her brain as a computer, and Jared Schmidt, a teenage sky diver, became the recipients of the $10,000 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarships given to two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities (LD) who are pursuing undergraduate degrees.
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NCLD's 34th Annual Benefit Dinner:
Wednesday, April 6, 2011NCLD's 34th Annual Benefit Dinner was held on April 6, 2011 in New York City. This year's benefit celebrated the Power of Parents. NCLD is committed to parents, their families and their future – providing resources, parent support and advocacy for children affected by learning disabilities.
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NCLD’s Parent Leaders Team Visits Washington, D.C.:
March 28-30, 2011NCLD spent March 28 thru March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC with our Parent Leaders Team – a group of 13 parents whom NCLD has trained and empowered to serve as advocates for NCLD and the LD cause.
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NCLD’s First Annual Celebrating Our Schools Luncheon:
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
NCLD’s First Annual Celebrating Our Schools Luncheon was hosted at New York City’s historic 21 Club on October 19, 2010. The event, which featured guest emcee, Anderson Cooper, from CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, honored two great New York City schools for their great work in educating students with LD. The event also celebrated NCLD’s ongoing commitment to support students with LD and schools around the country.View the photos from the luncheon ›
NCLD's 33rd Annual Benefit Dinner:
Wednesday, April 28, 2010NCLD's 33rd Annual Benefit Dinner was held on April 28, 2010 at the Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. This year's benefit raised $1.8 million and will allow NCLD to continue to provide our nation's more than 15 million children, adolescents and adults with LD the opportunity to succeed in school, work and life.
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