National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

Accreditations – Endorsements – Honors

IDA accredits NILDThe International Dyslexia Association has accredited our teacher programs for students with dyslexia and reading difficulties.

NILD’s Executive Director, Kristin Barbour, was invited by the IDA to serve on a committee to work on establishing the knowledge and practice standards of reading for IDA’s national assessment development. The IDA certifies university programs and individual organizations offering training in literacy.

 

 

NILD is a Feuerstein Institute Authorized Training CenterNILD is a  Feuerstein Institute Authorized Training Center.  The Feuerstein Institute has greatly influenced and contributed to the work of the National Institute for Learning Development (NILD) in the USA since 1993.

 

Kristin Barbour contributes her expertise to Partnership for 21st Century Skills blogazine. She writes about transforming special education by building critical thinking skills.

NILD is endorsed to provide training for SEARCH and TEACH © Early Intervention. SEARCH and TEACH © is cited since 1980 in the USOE publication, Educational Programs that Work.

ECFA Accredited

 

NILD’s accounting practices are accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability®.

 

 

 

NILD is endorsed by ACSI and all NILD courses and workshops count toward ACSI continuing education units.

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 […]

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 […]

October Webinar – Linking Culturally Related Teaching to Written Expression

Linking Culturally Related Teaching to Written Expression Featuring Bridget Hughes, PCET October 29th @ 1 pm EST Priced at $35 How do educators provide effective writing instruction to culturally diverse students, as well as those with […]

October Telepractice Workshop

Telepractice Training October 23rd from 2-4pm EST Telepractice can transform your practice. Maintaining the standards and procedures of each educational therapy session is crucial, so this training will focus on specific guidelines for how the integrity of NILD […]

Teachers Promoting Student Achievement through Care and Cultural Responsiveness 

Teachers Promoting Student Achievement through Care and Cultural Responsiveness  October 17th @ 12pm EST – Priced at $35 Registration closes 9/17 at 11 am EST   Overview How do teachers achieve more success with students when […]

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Examining the Role of Cognition in Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities 

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Examining the Role of Cognition in Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities November 13 – 16, 2019 Location: Regent University University Library 1000 Regent University Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23464 Saturday, November 16th – 8:30-9:45 am Conference […]

Save the Date! 2019-2020 Regional Conference Schedule

Examining the Role of Cognition in Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities November 13-16 – Virginia Beach, VA January 9-11 – The Woodlands, TX February 6-8 – Winter Garden, FL February 20-22 – Meridian, ID March 26-28 – […]

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