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Gabriela Bobadilla

Gabriella Bobadilla

Spanish Editor

Gabriela Bobadilla is the Spanish editor for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). She oversees all Spanish content on Understood, making sure the language used is accessible for all Spanish-speaking families in the United States. She also moderates Understood chats and webinars.

Gabriela started her career as an editor and translator 20 years ago when she first began working for Scholastic in New York City, on the Spanish project Solares. She has since worked as a translator, copy editor and editor in publishing companies, newspapers and nonprofit organizations. In 2009 she ghostwrote a book that was published in Mexico City.

Gabriela’s innate curiosity has led her down a variety of professional paths. She worked for the nonprofit organization INSAD in Mexico City, where she measured the impact of nonprofit organizations working to fight HIV/AIDS in Latin America. She has also worked as a professional fashion and portrait photographer. She has even worked at the Mexican Mint, where she was in charge of taking all the photographs of historical coins and bills.

She has taught several classes (photography, philosophy and art history) at schools and universities in Mexico City, Querétaro and Pachuca. Her photographic work has been exhibited in galleries, universities and museums in Mexico. She moved to New York City in 2009.

Gabriela has a B.A. in photography from SVA/Escuela Activa de Fotografía. She also has a B.A. in philosophy from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, and a master’s in art history from UNAM.

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Student Voices Update: Young Adults Visit NCLD Offices to Talk About Support They Need After High School

Last year, NCLD surveyed more than 1,200 young adults with and without identified learning and attention issues, to understand what factors contributed to their success after high school. The results of this nationwide survey formed the basis of our Student Voices report. Our findings revealed that a supportive home life, connection to friends and community, […]

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