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Statement by James H. Wendorf on Proposed Regulations for Assessment Under the Every Student Succeeds Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2016 Contact: Lindsay Jones, Vice President, Chief Policy & Advocacy Officerljones@ncld.org Statement by James H. Wendorf on the U.S. Department of Education’s Release of Proposed Regulations to Implement Assessment Provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act On behalf of the 1 in 5 children with learning and attention issues and … Continue reading Statement by James H. Wendorf on Proposed Regulations for Assessment Under the Every Student Succeeds Act

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LD Expert Attends Awareness-Raising Conference in Dubai

You may know Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D., NCLD’s senior director of learning resources and research, from his Ask the Expert YouTube video series. Dr. Horowitz regularly speaks at professional conferences in the field of special education, and is frequently cited in the press. But when he was asked to travel to the United Arab Emirates … Continue reading LD Expert Attends Awareness-Raising Conference in Dubai

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Announcing NCLD’s New President Mimi Corcoran

The National Center for Learning Disabilities announced today that Mimi Clarke Corcoran has been named as its new President, effective July 11, 2016. Ms. Corcoran will succeed James H. Wendorf. NCLD is the nation’s leading programming, research and advocacy organization focused on the 1 in 5 people with brain-based learning and attention issues related to … Continue reading Announcing NCLD’s New President Mimi Corcoran

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Designer of Stephen Hawking’s Speech Software Shares His Story at NCLD

Written by Natalie Tamburello

Last week NCLD, along with Understood and the Poses Family Foundation, hosted Pete Denman, a user experience designer at Intel and lead designer for Stephen Hawking’s speech software. Pete also happens to have dyslexia. Working on a team at Intel, Pete spent years evaluating, designing and testing an interface for Stephen allowing him to communicate. … Continue reading Designer of Stephen Hawking’s Speech Software Shares His Story at NCLD

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