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NCLD & LDA Call on DeVos to Divest in ADHD Company, Citing Harmful Conflict of Interest

For Immediate Release January 30, 2017 National Center for Learning Disabilities, Learning Disabilities Association of AmericaCall on DeVos to Divest in ADHD Company, Citing Harmful Conflict of Interest Washington, DC – The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) and the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) are calling on U.S. Secretary of Education nominee, Betsy … Continue reading NCLD & LDA Call on DeVos to Divest in ADHD Company, Citing Harmful Conflict of Interest

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NCLD Statement Urges Senate to Resolve Concerns Before Voting on DeVos Nomination

Statement by Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has serious concerns about the commitment of U.S. Secretary of Education nominee, Betsy Devos, to uphold federal civil rights law.  NCLD urges the U.S. Senate to resolve these concerns by … Continue reading NCLD Statement Urges Senate to Resolve Concerns Before Voting on DeVos Nomination

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The Start of the 115th Congress: NCLD Calls for Nominees to Address Students with Learning & Attention Issues, Disabilities

Written by NCLD Policy Team

As the 115th Congress begins its work and we prepare for a new President to take office, there are many changes underway in Washington, DC.  NCLD is monitoring all of them and here are a few things we think you need to know this week: Tuesday, the U.S. Senate will begin holding hearings to determine … Continue reading The Start of the 115th Congress: NCLD Calls for Nominees to Address Students with Learning & Attention Issues, Disabilities

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The College Board Simplifies Accommodations Request Process For SAT and Other Tests

Written by Sheldon Horowitz, Ed.D., Senior Director of Learning Resources & Research

Ask any high school student who has their sights set on college to list the top 3 anxiety-provoking hurdles they face during this time of preparing for transition and you’re likely to hear about grades, cost, and the SAT. For lots of students with identified LD, ADHD and other learning and attention issues, the SAT … Continue reading The College Board Simplifies Accommodations Request Process For SAT and Other Tests

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