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Senator Hosts Discussion: Barriers, Opportunities Impacting Student Success in College

Written by NCLD Policy Team

It’s no secret that students with learning and attention issues can succeed – including in college – when provided with the right accommodations and supports. But far too few of them enroll in and finish college-level programs. For Senator Casey (D-PA), the needs of students with disabilities and their families has been a long time … Continue reading Senator Hosts Discussion: Barriers, Opportunities Impacting Student Success in College

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James H. Wendorf Applauds the U.S. Department of Education’s Efforts to Reduce Disparities in Special Education

PRESS STATEMENT February 24, 2016 James H. Wendorf Applauds the U.S. Department of Education’s Efforts to Reduce Disparities in Special Education  Washington, DC – James H. Wendorf, Executive Director of the National Center for Learning Disabilities has released the following statement: “On behalf of the National Center for Learning Disabilities, and the 1 in 5 children … Continue reading James H. Wendorf Applauds the U.S. Department of Education’s Efforts to Reduce Disparities in Special Education

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READ Act Signed by President, Means $5M Annually for LD Research

Written by NCLD Public Policy & Advocacy Team

Advocacy works, and the READ Act is proof. During last summer’s Dyslexia Hill Day and then again in September, parents and advocates gathered in Washington, DC to support the introduction of the Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) by Reps. Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Julia Brownley (D-CA). Just last week, only six … Continue reading READ Act Signed by President, Means $5M Annually for LD Research

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Increased Access to Child Care, First Step Toward Success for Students With Learning and Attention Issues

Written by Meghan Casey, Policy, Research, & Advocacy Associate

It’s no secret that the early years in a child’s life are the most formative. It is during the early years of life that children build the foundation for learning, their brains develop rapidly, and they learn an immense amount about the world around them. High quality child care is the first step toward success, … Continue reading Increased Access to Child Care, First Step Toward Success for Students With Learning and Attention Issues

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