Don't miss the nomination deadlines for DLD awards & grants!
DLD wants to recognize the hard work of practitioners and students who are improving the lives of individuals with LD! Nomination and application deadlines are fast approaching for each of the awards below. For more information, click here.
Jeannette E. Fleischner Career Leadership Award - October 1, 2018
Outstanding Educator of the Year Award - October 1, 2018
John Wills Lloyd Outstanding Doctoral Research Award - October 1, 2018
Marva Collins Diversity Award - October 15, 2018
Federal Policy-Making Award - January 25, 2019
Candace S. Bos Innovative Project Grants - January 25, 2019
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.
New Alert for Brain-Based Learning!
Want to know about the efficacy of brain-based learning techniques? Click here to find out if you should go for it or use caution!
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