Parent Leader Team

Our Parent Leader Team offers personal and up-close opportunities to understand the impact of policy and practice to key policy makers and the media. The team serves in an informal advisory capacity to The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), giving input and feedback on prevailing and emerging issues that stand in the way of children receiving the support they need to succeed.

The Parent Leaders also help plan, develop and review NCLD informational resources to ensure that they address parents’ ongoing needs. Team members are sharing their experience and expertise through blogs, articles and Parent Talks. This new and exciting program at NCLD is directed by Laura Kaloi, NCLD’s public policy advisor.

From the blog

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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