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NCLD’s Presents 2016 Bill Ellis Award to Claudia Koochek

Written by Dr. Sheldon Horowitz

NCLD is proud to announce Claudia Koochek as the winner of the 2016 Bill Ellis Award. The award was presented last month at the 67th annual conference of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), held in Orlando, FL. Before presenting the award, Dr. Sheldon Horowitz, senior director of learning resources and research, made these remarks at … Continue reading NCLD’s Presents 2016 Bill Ellis Award to Claudia Koochek

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Student Voices Update: Young Adults Visit NCLD Offices to Talk About Support They Need After High School

Last year, NCLD surveyed more than 1,200 young adults with and without identified learning and attention issues, to understand what factors contributed to their success after high school. The results of this nationwide survey formed the basis of our Student Voices report. Our findings revealed that a supportive home life, connection to friends and community, … Continue reading Student Voices Update: Young Adults Visit NCLD Offices to Talk About Support They Need After High School

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NCLD’s Impact Update – Summer 2016

Written by NCLD Staff

Welcome NCLD’s New President – Mimi Corcoran. On July 11, Mimi joined the NCLD team, bringing her experience as an innovator and change leader in the education and nonprofit sectors. “I am thrilled to be joining NCLD as it seeks to expand its already impressive footprint in advocating nationally for programs and policies that best address learning and attention issues.” Read more about Mimi.

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Self-Advocacy and Making an Impact on Education Policy

Written by Melissa Rey and Caida Mendelsohn

We are used to advocating for ourselves in our schools and even in our workplaces. But what we didn’t recognize is that our experiences are connected to disability rights issues and education issues that are a lot bigger than us.

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