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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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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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