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young adults with LD

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

Written August 26, 2016

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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NCLD’s Impact Update – Summer 2016

Written by NCLD Staff | August 5, 2016

Welcome NCLD’s New President – Mimi Corcoran. On July 11, Mimi joined the NCLD team, bringing her experience as an innovator and change leader in the education and nonprofit sectors. “I am thrilled to be joining NCLD as it seeks to expand its already impressive footprint in advocating nationally for programs and policies that best address learning and attention issues.” Read more about Mimi.

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Self-Advocacy and Making an Impact on Education Policy

Written by Melissa Rey and Caida Mendelsohn | August 3, 2016

We are used to advocating for ourselves in our schools and even in our workplaces. But what we didn’t recognize is that our experiences are connected to disability rights issues and education issues that are a lot bigger than us.

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July News Roundup

Written July 27, 2016

School’s out for most students (and their parents and teachers) , but there was still plenty of news this month that matters to people with learning and attention issues. Here are the highlights. Department of Ed releases resource guide on students with ADHD and Section 504 The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released […]

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