Policy Updates & Resources

The CBC Foundation’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference Explores the Intersection of Race and Disability

Written by NCLD Policy Team

On Friday, September 14, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc, and The Leadership Conference Educational Fund hosted the “Willfully Defying: Let Our Kids Learn” issue forum at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference. Panelists Nicole Dooley, Rachel Vitti, Micah Webb, and Dr. Adai … Continue reading The CBC Foundation’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference Explores the Intersection of Race and Disability

Read more...

Congress Votes to Increase FY19 Education Funding by Millions

Written by NCLD Policy Team

This week, Congress passed an appropriations bill to fund Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 education programs. A small group of representatives from the Senate and the House met to agree on the FY 2019 Labor-HHS-Education and Defense appropriations package before voting on the final bill. The agreement will now go to the President for his signature … Continue reading Congress Votes to Increase FY19 Education Funding by Millions

Read more...

Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

Written by NCLD Policy Team

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) will join with other organizations as part of a massive 50-state effort to register thousands of voters on September 25th. The goal for the 2018 National Voter Registration Day is to increase participation by encouraging Americans to register to vote and come out to the polls this November. … Continue reading Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

Read more...

Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Written by NCLD Policy Team

Two weeks ago, President and CEO Mimi Corcoran of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) urged Senators to question Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on his positions on issues impacting students and people with disabilities. Last week, Senators finally got their chance to illicit clarification on his beliefs in an open forum during … Continue reading Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Read more...

Programs:

Understood
Friends of Quinn
LD Navigator
Get Ready to Read
RTI Action Network