National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

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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.

Get Live Training
See where we are and take part in an NILD event near you!
We offer training in many major cities.
Review all of NILD’s upcoming training opportunities.
OR
Earn Credit from Home
Webinars are a fantastic, low-cost way to earn credit and get NILD certification without needing to travel. Join live webinars or purchased archived webinars.
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.

 
 
Enjoy Your Membership Benefits

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

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

Unlock student potential at your school

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.
Training educators • Developing minds • Changing lives
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ANNOUNCING NILD’S 35th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE 2017

March 23-25, 2017 in Norfolk, VA Pre-conference workshops March 23 – 24: Rx 4 Discovery Math Rx for Discovery Reading Rx for Discovery Writing Search & Teach Woodcock-Johnson IV and more… Conference general sessions on March 25 will be broadcast […]

ACSI Affinity Partner Program

ACSI Affinity Partnership

ACSI proudly presents its Strategic Partnership Program, which includes companies carefully chosen to benefit ACSI members schools and to assist these schools in accomplishing their life-changing missions. ACSI’s goal is to proactively build long-term relationships with entities that thoughtfully align with the […]

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Welcome to NILD

Whatever the reason that brought you to our website ~ we are glad you have found us! NILD’s website was designed for you – the seeker, the parent, the educator – to get accurate information on learning disabilities, dyslexia, and […]

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August Webinar: Bridget Hughes ~ “Linking Assessment to Cognitive Functions: How the WISC-V Informs Instruction”

Bridget Hughes, M.Ed. ~ Expert NILD Educational Therapist, instructor, speaker, and program director August 31st at 5pm EST REGISTRATION OPEN NOW! Please join us for this 60-minute webinar with Q & A with Bridget Hughes!   […]

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Become an NILD Member Today!

Listen to what current NILD members are saying about their membership: “I thoroughly enjoy my NILD membership. I appreciate the discount it allows me on materials, webinars, and conferences, and I am honored to be listed on the website with skilled […]

Benefits of Cursive Handwriting

Handwriting is Boeing 747 Technology

One of the most hotly debated topics in education these days is the issue of handwriting.  Mr. Shapiro, a journalist for the Washington Post, wrote an article titled “Cursive Foiled by Technology” on April 4, 2013.  The handwriting/keyboarding debate is […]

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