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Colleen Riley

Colleen Riley

Colleen Riley is the Director, Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services at the Kansas State Department of Education. Her prior positions included Principal and Program Consultant in the Jordan School District, Director of Special Education for the Jordan School District I Sandy, Utah, and program director for birth-to-21 in the Tooele County School District in Utah. Ms. Riley is the current President of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE).

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IT with LD

Written by Aidan Satterwhite, NCLD Young Adult Leadership Council Member | 2 weeks ago

I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was very young. Too young to remember, in fact. Many know that life with a learning disability can be quite challenging, but those challenges have also taught me courage, humility, and perseverance.

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