NCLD is pleased to grant access to original materials to organizations and professionals for the purpose of helping parents and educators who support children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities. We also welcome opportunities to provide high-quality materials for media purposes and to those who engage in policy and advocacy activities in support of the LD community.
Please note that there are articles on NCLD’s websites for which NCLD has permission to publish, but for which it does not hold copyright. As these articles are not NCLD’s property, we are unable to grant reprint permission for their use. Be aware that reprinting articles from NCLD’s websites without permission is a violation of copyright law and could be subject to legal action by NCLD and/or other organizations or individuals who hold the copyrights.
Permission for Linking to our Articles
If you would like to reference an NCLD article on your website or in your email newsletter, you are welcome to include a link directly to the article, publication, or worksheet from the NCLD website. No formal permission is required.
Permission for Reproducing Articles Online
If you wish to inquire about permission to post one of NCLD’s articles on another website, please contact email@example.com. Please fill out and email us a completed Reprint Permission Request Form. We typically charge a license fee to republish an article online; fees may be reduced or waived for nonprofit organizations.
Permission for Reproducing Articles for Print Publications
NCLD welcomes requests for reprints of original NCLD content in newsletters, magazines, books, flyers, etc. Please fill out and email us a completed Reprint Permission Request Form. We typically charge a license fee to publish NCLD content in printed publications. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about licensing fees; fees may be reduced or waived for nonprofit organizations.
Please note the following guidelines:
Articles or excerpts must be reprinted in their entirety with no copy changes.
Articles must include NCLD’s byline under the article title. Byline information includes the author’s name (as posted on our website) and the name of our organization. For example, “By Dr. Sheldon Horowitz, National Center for Learning Disabilities.” If no author is noted, please use the following generic byline: “Provided by the National Center for Learning Disabilities.”
Articles must be credited with the following copyright statement at the bottom of each article: “© [Please Insert Year Listed in Article] National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission. For more information, visit NCLD.org.”
Permission for Photocopying Articles
NCLD is pleased to allow you to the download and reproduce articles bearing NCLD’s copyright. For the best-quality reprint, use the “print” feature that is available on the article page.
Download the permission form here.
Mail a hardcopy to:
The National Center for Learning Disabilities
c/o Marcia Griffith-Pauyo
32 Laight Street, Floor 2
New York, NY 10013
Email a copy to email@example.com
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