Statement by NCLD’s James Wendorf on the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015

Written by NCLD Public Policy & Advocacy Team | July 16, 2015

National Center for Learning Disabilities Executive Director James H. Wendorf issued the following statement applauding a new Comprehensive Literacy Center in the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, while expressing significant concerns about the lack of accountability in the bill, which passed the U.S. Senate on July 16, 2015.   “The National Center for Learning […]


NCLD’s Impact Update – Spring 2015

Written by NCLD Team | June 5, 2015

The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 individuals nationwide with learning and attention issues. Below are highlights of our accomplishments and plans for Spring 2015. Empowering Parents won the 2015 Webby for Best Family/Parenting Site Known as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, the […]

Susan Giannino, Chairman, North America, Publicis Worldwide, Paula Zahn, Emcee and Nancy Poses, NCLD Benefit Chair

Honoring the “1 in 5” at NCLD’s 38th Annual Benefit

Written April 30, 2015

Learning, laughter, tears and generosity! These four hallmarks of a successful annual benefit were all present at the “1 in 5” themed National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) 38th Annual Benefit Dinner held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on April 22, 2015. The theme refers to the one-in-five individuals who have learning and […]

April 22, 2015. National Center for Learning Disabilities Annual Fundraiser Dinner. Mandarin Oriental, NYC. Photography by Margarita Corporan

2015 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

Written April 27, 2015

Savannah is a graduating high school senior who will attend Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University in the fall. Savannah was diagnosed with dyscalculia in the sixth grade and has faced many challenges on her journey to college. Most people think of learning disabilities as just that: a disability that defines someone’s intellectual identity. […]

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