Understand The Issues

Learn more about NCLD’s perspective on the challenges facing the 1 in 5 and how to help make meaningful change in policy and practice for individuals with learning and attention issues.

Identifying students who have SLD and are eligible for special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) can…

Assessment Policy Recommendation Under federal law, all students—including students with disabilities—are required to be included in statewide assessment and accountability…

Charter schools are designed to offer choice and opportunity for students within the public school system. Many of these schools…

Second only to parents, teachers are the single most influential agents of change in a child’s life. Their understanding and…

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Meet the NCLD Team

Carrying out the NCLD mission to improve outcomes for the 1 in 5 individuals with learning and attention issues.


Young Adult Initiatives

Help empower and advocate for young adults ages 18–26 with learning disabilities and attention issues.

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