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Natalie Tamburello

Learning Resources & Research Associate

Natalie Tamburello is the program associate for learning resources & research at NCLD.  She works on a number key projects including awards and scholarships, the Professional Advisory Board, and program planning for young adult initiatives.

Prior to joining the NCLD team, Natalie served as the program director for Student Advisors for Education (SAFE), the student branch of the Parents Education Network (PEN). After leaving SAFE she developed an empowerment program for incarcerated adults with learning disabilities.

Natalie received her BA in Psychology at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. During her time at Whitman, she worked at both the Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research at Stanford and BrainLENS at the University of California – San Francisco, doing research on dyslexia and related issues such as motivation, mindset, grit and stereotype threat.  She then completed a M.Phil in Education at the University of Cambridge in England, focusing on leadership within the LD/ADHD community and the emerging learning rights movement.

Her many volunteer activities focus on non-profit organizations serving students underrepresented in our education system including PEN, Eye to Eye, Reimagine Learning and New Profit, and Headstrong Nation.

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NCLD Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation

Nearly 500 people gathered at New York City’s Cipriani 42nd Street in March to celebrate NCLD’s 40th anniversary. That’s 40 years of progress in improving the lives of the 1 in 5 people with learning and attention issues in the U.S. The guest list illustrated the diversity of people who we serve: parents, educators, employers, … Continue reading NCLD Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation

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