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DLD@CEC 2020 in Portland Oregon Posted on

DLD had a wonderful time in Portland!  Thank you to everyone who made this trip a success! We have shared a few highlights below. DLD Winter Executive Board Meeting: During our board meeting we spent the majority of our time working on DLD’s strategic plan! We were able to discuss our vision and action steps […]

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Principles for SLD Eligibility: Practice & Policy Considerations for States and School Districts Posted on

In collaboration with six partners, DLD is proud to announce the release of three new resources to improve the evaluation process for students with SLD. The resources in this series are titled “Principles for SLD Eligibility: Practice & Policy Considerations for States and School Districts.” The topics include: While each state has its own process […]

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Call for Student Posters! Posted on

DLD sponsors special competitions for students to present their research during the DLD’s reception at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children. Initiated in 2006 by then student representative Catherine A. Griffith, these sessions have become a regular feature at DLD receptions. They provide an opportunity for students to present research to a large body […]

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Partner Opportunity! Posted on

Call for a Special Series in Learning Disability Quarterly on Registered Reports This special series will focus on introducing the learning disability research community to a new way to publish, the registered report. Unlike regular empirical articles, registered reports go through peer review before the study is conducted or results of the research are known.  […]

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DLD@Night 2019 New Orleans Posted on

Thank you to all who made DLD@Night a success! This year DLD partnered with the Division for Teacher Education to provide a low-cost evening conference for practitioners on November 7th. Our amazing presenters who understand the idea of research-to-practice presented strands on early literacy, math instruction, writing instruction, and preparing to teach students with Dyslexia. […]

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How Math Symbols Influence Math Performance Posted on

This featured article describes two different studies related to how math symbols influence student performance. Researchers discuss student’s interpretation of the equal signs and give examples of how study findings can be applied to the classroom.

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DLD at CEC 2019 Posted on

This year’s CEC Conference was quite the event in Indianapolis! We loved having the opportunity to see many of you at the invited sessions, showcase, business meeting, and the reception featuring the annual Student Poster Session. Read on to learn more about the excitement and to see a few snapshots of the events!

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DLD Awards and Honors 2019 Posted on

We would like to congratulate this year’s DLD Award Winners!  Below is a description of each award and our winners. Samuel A. Kirk Awards Winning Research Article: Baker, D. L., Richards-Tutor, C., Sparks, A., & Canges, R. (2018). Review of single subject research examining the effectiveness of interventions for at-risk English learners. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 33, 64-74. […]

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Publications and Communications Committee Update Posted on

I am thrilled to begin my new role as Publications and Communications (P&C) Chair of the Division of Learning Disabilities (DLD). I wanted to take this opportunity to review the role of this committee in DLD and to share our exciting plans for calendar year 2019. A major role of the P&C involves helping to […]

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President’s Update Posted on

It was wonderful to see so many DLD members at the Council for Exceptional Children Conference and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana last month. DLD was represented well with many members presenting in the Learning Disabilities (LD) and Response-to-Intervention (RTI) strands. In addition, we had two special sessions—the DLD Showcase, The State of Learning Disabilities: Issues Related […]

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