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  • And the winners are...

    Congratulations to all of our DLD Award winners! 

    Samual A. Kirk Award for a Research Article: Baker, D.L., Richards-Tutor, C., Sparks, A., & Canges, R. (2018)

    Samual A. Kirk Award for Practice Article: Schumacher, R.F., Jayanthi, M., Gersten, R., Dimino, J., Spallone, S., & Haymond, M.S. (2018)

    Jeannette E. Fleischner Career Leadership Award: Dr. Asha Jitendra

    Marva Collins Diversity Award: Anna Elise Kay

    Outstanding Educators of the Year Award: Dr. Kelly Grillo and Corali de Pablos

    You work so hard each day to improve the lives of those with Learning Disabilities and we appreciate all that you do!  To learn more about our esteemed recipients, check out the Awards page and our Blog!

  • DLD @ CEC 2019, Indianapolis

    Thank you to everyone who made CEC 2019 a success!  DLD was quite busy in Indy.  With committee meetings, sessions, the DLD Showcase, and our Student Poster Session and Reception there was never a dull moment!  Catch up about these events and more through our Blog!

  • DLD Welcomes the 2018-2019 Executive Board

    Kristin Sayeski moves into her new role as Current President, Michael Faggella-Luby steps up as President Elect, and William Therrien is appointed as Vice President.  We appreciate all of the work of Stephanie Al Otaiba as she moves to Past President.  DLD also welcomes new Executive Director Miriam Ortiz!  We look forward to a busy and productive year advancing the mission of DLD!  Find out more about how YOU can get involved with DLD by contacting one of our Board members here.

  • Let your voice be heard: Complete the NCLD survey!

    If you are a parent or educator of students with LD, we’d love to hear from you!  We at DLD, along with the National Council of Learning Disabilities (NCLD) and other LD organizations, are trying to better understand the processes being used in different states and districts to determine which students have LD. We’d like to know what has worked well and where there are challenges. Please complete this short survey and help us make sure our policy work is informed by the real experiences of parents, educators, and students.