Terms of Use

Effective Date: These Terms of Use were last updated on August 4, 2023.

Welcome to ncld.org (the “Site”) which is owned and operated by the National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc. (“NCLD”, “we” or “us”). By using the Site you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Site. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, then you may not use the Site. These Terms of Use are subject to change by us at any time, effective when posted on the Site. Your continued use after such notice will constitute acceptance by you of such changes.

Reprint Policy

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 or data on your website and/or newsletter, you are welcome to include a link directly to the article, publication, or worksheet from NCLD’s 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 info@ncld.org. 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 info@ncld.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. Amelia Malone, 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 www.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:
National Center for Learning Disabilities
c/o Media Relations
1220 L Street, NW
Ste. 100 Box #168
Washington, DC 20005

Email a copy to info@ncld.org

No Warranties

The site, including all content made available on or accessed through the site, is provided “as is” and we make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever for the content made available through the site. the site may contain typographical errors and you agree that we shall not be bound by any such errors. Further, to the fullest extent permissible by law, we disclaim any express or implied warranties, including, without limitation, non-infringement, title, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the site or, materials or content contained therein will be completely secure, uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. We shall not be liable for the use of the site, including, without limitation, the content and any errors contained therein provided by third parties. in no event will we be liable under any theory of tort, contract, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or other consequential damages, lost profits, lost data, lost opportunities, costs of cover, exemplary, punitive, personal injury/wrongful death, each of which is hereby excluded by agreement of the parties regardless of whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless NCLD, its officers, directors, employees, business partners and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from any breach by you of any of these Terms of Use.

Disputes (Governing Law)

You hereby waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with the site or these terms of use. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the site or these terms of use shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the american arbitration association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in New York county in the state of New York.

The laws of the state of New York shall govern these terms of use. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these terms of use and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these terms of use, you hereby expressly consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts located in New York county, New York.
Any claims asserted by you in connection with the site must be asserted in writing to us within one (1) year of the date such claim first arose, or such claim is forever waived by you. Each claim shall be adjudicated individually, and you agree not to combine your claim with the claim of any third party.


If any part of these Terms of Use shall be held or declared to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be ineffective but shall not affect any other part of these Terms of Use.

Waiver; Remedies

The failure by us to partially or fully exercise any rights or the waiver of any breach of these Terms of Use by you, shall not prevent a subsequent exercise of such right by us or be deemed a waiver by us of any subsequent breach by you of the same or any other term of these Terms of Use. Our rights and remedies under these Terms of Use shall be cumulative, and the exercise of any such right or remedy shall not limit our right to exercise any other right or remedy.

International Access

Our Site is provided from the United States of America and all servers that make it available reside in the U.S.A. The laws of other countries may differ regarding the access and use of the Site. We make no representations regarding the legality of this Site in any other country and it is your responsibility to ensure that your use complies with all applicable laws outside of the U.S.A. CONTACT INFORMATION.

Should you have any questions, you may contact us at info@ncld.org.