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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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2018 NCLD Scholarship Winners Announced

NCLD is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas scholarships. Find out more about these two amazing students: 2018 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner – Joe Hendrix 2018 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Winner – Cohen Collins We received more than 600 applications for NCLD’s 2018 scholarship awards, and the quality … Continue reading 2018 NCLD Scholarship Winners Announced

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2018 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner: Joe Hendrix

Written by Joe Hendrix

“I may have struggled and continue to face challenges at times with my dyslexia, but I have not let it limit my success.” Joe Hendrix, a May 2018 graduate of Redwater High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout by creating and launching a dyslexia advocacy program, Navigating Dyslexia, in partnership with the Literacy Council … Continue reading 2018 Anne Ford Scholarship Winner: Joe Hendrix

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