NCLD Blog

Statement from Mimi Corcoran on the Nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 15, 2017 Washington, DC – The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is pleased to support the nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). NCLD urges the Senate to move forward with the confirmation process and fill … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran on the Nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

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When Streamlining Ed Policy, Engage Parents First

Written by Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO

Parents and teachers are understandably on edge. The Education Department is in the midst of reviewing every regulation and policy document it has ever issued so it can decide which ones should be modified and which ones should be scrapped. This month nearly 600 guidance documents — including 72 relating to kids with disabilities — … Continue reading When Streamlining Ed Policy, Engage Parents First

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NCLD Statement on Department of Education Parent Roundtable to Mark National Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month

For Immediate Release October 26, 2017 NCLD Statement on Department of Education Parent Roundtable to Mark National Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month WASHINGTON–In recognition of October being National Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month, representatives from the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) participated Wednesday in a roundtable convening hosted by the … Continue reading NCLD Statement on Department of Education Parent Roundtable to Mark National Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month

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Parents: Participate in a UCSF Research Program on Socio-Emotional Growth and Receive a Free Personalized Profile Report

UCSF Dyslexia Center (dyslexia.ucsf.edu) & brainLENS (brainlens.org) are asking parents who are interested in receiving their child’s socio-emotional profile at no cost, while contributing to an innovative new research program, which will examine students with and without learning differences. Who is eligible? Your children and students are eligible who are ages 9-16 years, with or … Continue reading Parents: Participate in a UCSF Research Program on Socio-Emotional Growth and Receive a Free Personalized Profile Report

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