Since 1977

Improving the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools, and advocating for equal rights and opportunities. Learn more.

Unlocking Futures

This report is the start of our efforts to support youth with disabilities impacted by the juvenile legal system.

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Planning Your Future: A Guide To Transition

Scholarships & Awards

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Scholarships & Awards

NCLD offers annual scholarships and awards that celebrate the work and achievements of those students and leaders working to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 with learning and attention issues.

The State of LD: Understanding
the 1 in 5

Comprehensive and field-leading research that shines a light on the current challenges and opportunities facing the 1 in 5.

The Latest From NCLD

See what NCLD has been advocating for and get the most recent news on learning and attention issues.

Tell Congress: Pass the RISE Act

We need your help!

Ask your member of Congress to support students with learning and attention issues.

Support NCLD

Thanks to support from generous partners like you, we are able to create programs and resources to support the 1 in 5 individuals with learning and attention issues nationwide.

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Meet the NCLD Team

Carrying out the NCLD mission to improve outcomes for the 1 in 5 individuals with learning and attention issues.


Young Adult Initiatives

Help empower and advocate for young adults ages 18–26 with learning disabilities and attention issues.

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