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I have climbed that mountain, left dust behind, and haven't looked back.

- Caitlyn Myers

Source: 2019 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner

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David Chard, Ph.D.

Professional Advisory Board

David Chard, Ph.D.

Professional Advisory Board

David is the Dean ad interim of Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.

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Young Leaders

Young adults with learning and attention issues play a critical role in shaping the future of policy and advocacy.

Young Leaders

Meet NCLD’s Young Adult Leadership Council members and learn about how you can join the movement!

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From the policy blog

Complicating My LD Narrative

Written by Julia Nessman, NCLD Young Adult Leadership Council Member | 4 hours ago

Then I was diagnosed with an LD (learning disability) at 10 years old. Through my mom’s persistence in getting me a neuropsychological evaluation, I found out that I was struggling in school because I had serious deficits in executive functioning, working memory, and auditory processing. On the other hand, I also discovered that I had a number of strengths, including advanced verbal skills and a near perfect visual memory.

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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