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This LD Awareness Month: U.S. Department of Education Recognizes the 1 in 5

Written by NCLD Policy Team | 5 days ago


This October marks the beginning of an important month for the 1 in 5 students across the country who have learning and attention issues. This includes the 2.5 million who have specific learning disabilities like dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. It also includes the 6 million who have been diagnosed with ADHD. October is LD Awareness […]

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We Asked Young Adults What Really Matters, and They Said…

Written by NCLD Team | 2 months ago

According to the latest national census, there are about 23 million 20- to 24-year-olds in the USA. If you do the math, and assume that 1-in-5 are going to struggle with learning and attention issues, we’re talking about 4.6 million of young adults in the USA have these struggles. Some of these kids received services and […]

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