National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

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Announcing Our NILD 2019-2020 Regional Conferences!

Mid-Atlantic - Virginia Beach, VA - November 13-16, 2019

South-Central - The Woodlands, TX - January 9-11, 2020

South-Eastern - Winter Garden, FL - February 6-8, 2020

North-Western - Meridian, ID - February 20-22, 2020

North-Eastern - Lancaster, PA - March 26-28, 2020

Click here for more info, pricing, and to register.



We want to share our exciting upcoming webinar content for the next year. We're also launching a new webinar subscription model to help you manage your calendar and your budget.

Choose a 6 month subscription to save even more! Pick and choose any 6 webinars. You can still purchase webinars individually and as always, registration for a webinar ensures access to the archive link for later viewing.

Click the photo above and visit our training schedule for more details.

NILDinside School Spotlight of the Month: Central Christian Academy of Portsmouth

Central Christian Academy has been serving the Tidewater community for 51 years. Their NILDinside program happens in their “Brain Factory."  Students who attend Central receive services from Level 3 therapist, Mrs. Pattie Perry. They have the benefit of a full-time therapist assisting them with school work and applying cognitive therapy techniques directly to their learning. The school offers 3 levels of therapy programs that can be bundled with individual tuition rates so it is affordable to every family. Homeschool students can also sign up for weekly sessions in the Brain Factory.

Catch them on the web or on Facebook. 


To find out more about NILDinside and how it could benefit your school, please click here.

The Joseph T. Staley, Jr. Scholarship for Awareness, Advocacy, and Intervention

This scholarship is geared toward families whose students struggle to learn in a traditional classroom - students who may or may not have an identified learning disability. These families generally do not have the resources to get their children help, but they are willing to fight for equal educational opportunity for their children. This scholarship lends support in the areas of awareness, advocacy, testing, and services. 

Your donation honors Joseph’s memory by working, one student at a time, to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to learn, receive help when needed, and thrive. Not only in school, but in life.  Click here to learn more or to donate.


Enjoy Your Licensure Benefits

As an NILD Licensee, you'll also enjoy valuable benefits such as:

  • continuing education opportunities at a reduced cost
  • networking opportunities
  • discounts on materials
  • career building tools
  • and much more!


Become a Professionally Certified Educational Therapist.

Learn how to unlock student potential through an individualized, therapeutic approach.

Attend our research-based, graduate-level training courses to become an NILD Educational Therapist. NILD is always seeking to train more therapists to meet the high demand for educational therapy in schools and private practices worldwide.

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NILD is an international non-profit teacher training organization that builds competence and confidence for educators.

Our methods were developed over 40 years ago and have worked to transform over 100,000 students worldwide.

NILD is endorsed and accredited by leading experts and organizations in the field of education, and our methods are praised by parents, students and educators who have seen lasting results. In addition to providing accredited training to educators, we connect students to NILD-certified and licensed Educational Therapists and NILDinside schools.

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Exceptional school programs can be granted NILD recognition of NILDinside.

An NILDinside school receives extensive support, and it demonstrates its commitment to excellent professional development for staff and evidence-based educational services for students.
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