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Matt Lurrie

Matt Lurrie

Expert Coordinator

Matt Lurrie is the expert coordinator for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). He is responsible for planning and executing daily expert events on Understood and ensuring expert review of all Understood content. Previously, he was the outreach and engagement assistant at NCLD.

Prior to joining NCLD, Matt was a program assistant at the American Association for Justice, where he was responsible for coordinating activities for nearly 130 litigation groups. He has also held positions with Congressman David Cicilline, the Warner Theater, and the Hillary Clinton for President campaign.

Matt earned his B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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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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