National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

Success Stories

Can students with learning disabilities and learning challenges succeed in school and life?  The answer is YES.   These students’ stories are a sample from the thousands who have been helped by our research-driven interventions.

Julia’s Story

Parents attribute her success to early work with an NILD Discovery Program therapist.

Julia and NILD - a Success StoryWhen we actually witnessed what Mrs. Gill and the Discovery Program were doing for Julia throughout her elementary years, we absolutely had no doubt that Julia would succeed throughout high school and beyond. There is no question in our minds that Julia’s successes are attributed to her years with the Discovery Program.

 

 

Suitcase

An award-winning documentary by Cary Brown on overcoming autism. It also features fellow student Jacob Luchtenburg and Dr. Kathleen Hopkins.

 

Brittany’s Story

The Lord knew of her struggles…

By the time I was in high school I was no longer getting C’s and D’s on my report cards, I was earning A’s and B’s! School was no longer a daunting task, it was a challenge I felt ready to face.

Dannika’s Story

A Powerful Team…

NILD has helped me bring my grades up to honors level. Now I finish my homework quickly and have more time for SGA and basketball.

Jack’s Story

My son has become a confident young man…

Jack went from a boy who could barely read and had extremely bad handwriting to a student who just placed third in a poetry contest for the state of Virginia.

He is such a SUCCESS Story!

“Allowing dreams to Soar”

For a student who could barely spell and do any math, he has accomplished so much! … He made honor roll and was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society…

Matt G’s Amazing Story

My former Discovery student’s graduation from Law School

Matt G. was asked to leave his junior year in high school because of so many demerits and low grades… [He] graduated from one of the largest universities in Texas with BA in Business, making the Dean’s List repeatedly…

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 […]

Building Success Skills Through Academic Instruction

Building Success Skills through Academic Instruction Featuring Dr. George Selig and Dr. Alan Arroyo March 27th @ 12pm EST, Priced at $35 Educators have known for millennia that it takes more than cognitive skills to achieve […]

Navigating Through the Writing Process with the Young Child

Navigating Through the Writing Process with the Young Child Featuring Miriam Jordan, MSEd, PCET All children develop at their own pace, however when it comes to developmental milestones, there are key elements that establish a strong […]

The Neuropsychology of Stress, Trauma, and Emotional Dysfunction

The Neuropsychology of Stress, Trauma, and Emotional Dysfunction By Steven G. Feifer, D.Ed., NCSP, ABSNP This webinar will explore the neural underpinnings of stress, trauma, and emotional dysfunction in children and its relative impact upon learning. […]

Summer Courses & Workshops

Please visit our master training schedule for more details & to register.  We look forward to seeing you this summer! Register now for great discounts: $75 off level courses, $50 off FIE courses, and $30 off workshops.  Discounts expire one month prior […]

Announcing our Northwest Regional Conference in Washington State!

We are happy to introduce our 2019 Northwest regional conference in WA.  Social-Emotional Development: Addressing the Non-Cognitive Factors that Shape Thinking and Learning March 7-9, 2019 at Bellevue Christian School, 1701 98th Ave NE, Clyde Hill, WA 98004 Register by February 7th, 2019 […]

Announcing our South Eastern Regional Conference in Winter Garden, FL

We are happy to introduce our 2019 South-Eastern regional conference in FL.  Social-Emotional Development: Addressing the Non-Cognitive Factors that Shape Thinking and Learning February 7-9, 2019 at Foundation Academy, 125 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787 Register by January 16th, […]

OWA