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Statement from Mimi Corcoran Urging Senators to Question Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Nominee to U.S. Supreme Court, on Disability and Education Issues

WASHINGTON – For over 40 years, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has worked to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities and ensure that they have a say in their own lives, such as where they live, work, and go to school. Our fight for equality has taken us from segregation to integrated … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran Urging Senators to Question Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Nominee to U.S. Supreme Court, on Disability and Education Issues

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2019 Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Anne Ford Scholarship and the Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship applications are now officially open. High school students who are part of the class of 2019 and have an identified learning disability and/or ADHD are welcome to apply. The application will be open until November 12, 2018. The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time … Continue reading 2019 Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Applications Now Open

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Statement from NCLD on the Administration’s Practice of Separating Undocumented Children from their Parents

WASHINGTON — On behalf of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), which protects and advocates for the rights of children with learning disabilities and attention disorders, we write to express our outrage regarding the Administration’s inhumane and immoral practice of separating undocumented children from their parents. All children with disabilities, regardless of immigration status, … Continue reading Statement from NCLD on the Administration’s Practice of Separating Undocumented Children from their Parents

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NCLD Celebrates the 1 in 5 at Annual Benefit Dinner

On Monday, March 5th, NCLD brought together 450 friends and supporters for its Annual Benefit Dinner at New York City’s Cipriani 42nd Street. The evening celebrated the 1 in 5 people with learning and attention issues, reducing stigma and lifting up the voices of the young people, parents and educators who NCLD serves each day. … Continue reading NCLD Celebrates the 1 in 5 at Annual Benefit Dinner

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