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NCLD Statement on U.S. Department of Education ESSA State Plan Template

For Immediate Release March 14, 2017 Statement by Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities in response to the U.S. Department of Education announcement of a new State plan template under the Every Student Succeeds Act “The National Center for Learning Disabilities is troubled by the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement of … Continue reading NCLD Statement on U.S. Department of Education ESSA State Plan Template

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2017 NCLD Scholarship Winners Announced

NCLD is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas scholarships. Find out more about these two amazing students: 2017 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner – Marcos Allen. 2017 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship winner – Charlotte Leche.

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2017 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Winner

Written by Charlotte Leche

“When I was young, I was terrified of being made fun of. I just wanted to be a “normal kid” who didn’t have to work around my ADHD. But in high school, my study skills helped me make progress and I discovered my love of hands-on learning.” Remarkable, well-balanced, optimistic, resilient… these are qualities used … Continue reading 2017 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Winner

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2017 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

Written by Marcos Allen

“By the time I reached middle school the only thing I got compliments for was my doodling, not my hard work. And my homework routine was pretty unconventional: do 3 math problems followed by 10 push-ups, repeat as needed. It was my strategy for dealing with my LD and ADHD.” Marcos was the fun-loving preschooler … Continue reading 2017 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

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