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- Caitlyn Myers

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Tom Hehir, Ed.D.

Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

Professional Advisory Board

Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

Professional Advisory Board

Tom served as director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999 and was responsible for federal leadership in implementing IDEA.

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Young Leaders

Young adults with learning and attention issues play a critical role in shaping the future of policy and advocacy.

Young Leaders

Meet NCLD’s Young Adult Leadership Council members and learn about how you can join the movement!

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From the policy blog

To Students with Learning Disabilities

Written by Michaela Hearst, NCLD Young Adult Leadership Council Member | 3 days ago

I encourage those with learning disabilities to ask themselves this: What would you say to your younger self? What sort of advice would you give yourself?

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Powerful statistics

Employment Status of Working Age Adults

Percentage of People Who Attributed LD to Inaccurate Causes

How Students With LD Exited High School