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FREE CEC Membership Posted on

CEC is opening its doors to the special education community in need of resources. Nonmembers of CEC can receive a free basic membership from now through May 31 by using the promotional code “CECED60”. This will give you access to all of their journal articles, member discounts on CEC publications and events, and CEC’s online membership […]

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Support Special Education Amidst School Closures! Posted on

Dear Colleagues: Please contact your Member of Congress in the House of Representatives before 5 PM TODAY. Forward the notice and the short message below. Thank you for your advocacy! Please contact the office of Rep. Angie Craig and sign on to the Dear Colleague letter below urging increased funding for IDEA in the next […]

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FREE Webinar: Literacy Interventions for Children With Behavioral Challenges Posted on

Join DLD in partnership with CCBD for a free webinar on Zoom on May 14th from 4-5pm EST with Dr. Bill Therrien on Literacy Interventions for Children with Behavioral Challenges. Register Now: https://bit.ly/2YACa3E

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COVID-19: Resources for Special Educators Posted on

Growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 have initiated several local and state governments across the country to temporarily close schools, businesses and ban large gatherings in their cities. The Division for Learning Disabilities is working on building a list of resources for teachers and teacher educators that will help answer some questions as well […]

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2019 DLD Bos Grant Awards Posted on

DLD’s Candace S. Bos Innovative Projects grants support doctoral students, teachers, and other pupil services personnel who provide services to students with learning disabilities as they develop creative projects to enhance instruction, curriculum, action research, and service delivery. DLD is pleased to announce that we have four Bos Grant recipients in Fall of 2019! Read […]

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2020 DLD Award Recipients Posted on

Congratulations to our 2020 DLD Award Winners!  John Wills Lloyd Outstanding Doctoral Research Award: This year we have two winners! Dr. Lisa Didion, University of Iowa Dr. Samantha A. Gesel, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Marva Collins Diversity Award: Gloria Alonso, Fabuion School, Portland Oregon Samuel A. Kirk Publication Award – LDRP Practice Article: […]

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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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