What We’ve Done Together

NCLD Parent Leader Myriam Alizo: “I am advocating for a strong reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Why? So that children with learning disabilities are counted and given high expectations.”

Parent Leaders Go to Congress to Advocate

Written by | June 20, 2013

On June 17 and 18, 2013, NCLD’s team of Parent Leaders came to Washington, D.C., to advocate for action on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).


Parent Advocates Have a “Capitol Hill Day” in Washington, DC

Written by | June 11, 2012

On June 7 and 8, 2012, in Washington, DC, the National Center for Learning Disabilities hosted a Parent Advocate Hill Day. NCLD parent advocates Esther Falcetta, Bette Erickson, Marcie Lipsitt, Altaf Rahamatulla, and Mark Halpert came from across the country to participate in this event.


The NCLD Public Policy Team in Action, Fighting for You

Written December 22, 2011

With work, kids, and family, many parents barely have time for themselves, much less time for staying on top of what’s happening in Washington D.C. The workings of government can seem so far away from the routine of daily life, yet what Congress does has a very real impact on you and your family.

Esther Falcetta (NCLD Parent Leader), Carmen Carley (NCLD Parent Leader), Bette Erikson (NCLD Parent Leader), Myriam Alizo (NCLD Parent Leader)

NCLD’s Parent Leader Team Visits Washington, D.C.

Written by | April 1, 2011

NCLD spent time in Washington, DC, with our Parent Leader 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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