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Student Voices - A Study of Young Adults With Learning and Attention Issues

Student Voices: A Study of Young Adults With Learning and Attention Issues

Written by NCLD Team

More than 1,200 young adults with learning and attention issues were surveyed to gather firsthand information about factors that had the greatest impact on them during and after their transition from high school. Read about what they say mattered most to them during this time in their lives. Consider how their answers can inform decisions made by parents, educators, employers and society in general. And explore the data gathered as part of this study to better understand ways to help young adults with learning and attention issues navigate toward success.

2014 State of LD

Written by Candace Cortiella - Founder/director of the Advocacy Institute & Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D. - Dir. of LD Resources, NCLD

The updated and expanded third edition of NCLD’s The State of Learning Disabilities report captures data about the 5 percent of our nation’s school-age population whose learning disabilities (LD) have been formally identified, and provides a critical lens through which to understand and address the needs of the additional 15 percent or more of students with unidentified and unaddressed learning and attention issues.

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Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the High School Graduation Rate

Written by Candace Cortiella - Founder/director of the Advocacy Institute

A high school diploma raises a worker’s average weekly earnings from $471 to $652. A diploma decreases average unemployment from 12.4 percent to 8.3 percent. Graduating from high school opens the doors to college and career success. With facts like these, it’s not difficult to understand why one of our cornerstone goals is to ensure that every child graduates from high school with a regular diploma.

IDEA Parent Guide

Written by NCLD Team

NCLD has created the IDEA Parent Guide to help you become an informed and effective partner with school personnel in supporting your child’s special learning and behavioral needs.

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Denver Broncos Player Garett Bolles Supports the 1 in 5 for My Cause My Cleats

On Sunday, December 3rd, Denver Broncos player Garett Bolles took the field against the Miami Dolphins. Bolles brought a little more to the field in week 13 than he would on a regular Sunday, wearing his heart on his cleats. As part of the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats initiative, Bolles and many of his … Continue reading Denver Broncos Player Garett Bolles Supports the 1 in 5 for My Cause My Cleats

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