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Learning disabilities are not a prescription for failure

- Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.

Source: State of LD

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David Chard, Ph.D.

David Chard, Ph.D.

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David Chard, Ph.D.

Professional Advisory Board

David is the Dean at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development at SMU. He has been a research review panelist at both state and national levels.

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Getting Specific About SLD: A Conversation Guide for Using Terms like Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

Clear and effective communication between parents, educators, and other school professionals is critical to identifying and meeting the needs of students with specific learning disabilities (SLD). But sometimes, confusion over specific terms like dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia can lead to unnecessary tension or conflict between members of a student’s IEP team. And there may be … Continue reading Getting Specific About SLD: A Conversation Guide for Using Terms like Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

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Powerful statistics

Employment Status of Working Age Adults

Percentage of People Who Attributed LD to Inaccurate Causes

How Students With LD Exited High School

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