NCLD’s Impact Update – November/December 2015

Written November 23, 2015

Empowering Parents Understood celebrated one year of serving parents – reaching over 8,000,000 users to date, with over 1,000,000 users in October alone. 24-Hr Access to Experts! We kicked off a month of events for Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Dyslexia Awareness Month with 24 hours of free and unlimited access to advice from Understood’s team […]


Statement by James H. Wendorf on the U.S. Department of Education’s “Dear Colleague” Letter to States and School Districts Regarding Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia

Written October 27, 2015

Statement by James H. Wendorf, Executive Director of the National Center for Learning Disabilities, on the U.S. Department of Education’s “Dear Colleague” Letter Encouraging States and School Districts Use the Terms “Dyslexia”, “Dysgraphia” and “Dyscalculia” The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) commends the U.S. Department of Education for informing states and school districts in […]

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Anne and Allegra Ford Scholarships are POSTED!

Written by NCLD Team | October 26, 2015

Scholarship season has arrived! NCLD provides two scholarships to graduating high school seniors with learning disabilities: The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a […]

Student Voices

We Asked Young Adults What Really Matters, and They Said…

Written by NCLD Team | August 19, 2015

According to the latest national census, there are about 23 million 20- to 24-year-olds in the USA. If you do the math, and assume that 1-in-5 are going to struggle with learning and attention issues, we’re talking about 4.6 million of young adults in the USA have these struggles. Some of these kids received services and […]

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