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Kelly Fomalont

Program Assistant

Kelly Fomalont is the Program Assistant at the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Kelly supports the public policy and advocacy team in Washington, DC. She manages the DC office, attends policy briefings and coalition meetings, and plans events to advance policies that support individuals with learning and attention issues.

Before joining NCLD, Kelly was an AmeriCorps VISTA Development Fellow at LIFT-DC, a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. During her year of service, she helped secure funding through grant writing and event planning.

Kelly graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in psychology, a minor in economics and a Public and Professional Writing Certificate. As an undergrad, Kelly was the student coordinator at her university’s Eye to Eye chapter. In this role she ran a mentoring program for middle school students with learning and attention issues, planned a fundraising gala, and spoke at various events to advocate for students with learning and attention issues.

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Statement from Mimi Corcoran on U.S. Department of Education Investigation into Denial of Special Education for Thousands in Texas

WASHINGTON–For years, countless children with disabilities in Texas have been denied services they are guaranteed by law under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Yesterday’s findings from the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) confirm the serious and systemic failure to serve children under IDEA that has taken place … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran on U.S. Department of Education Investigation into Denial of Special Education for Thousands in Texas

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