National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

How can NILD help educators?

Are you an educator who wants…

  • to improve your ability to ask questions and stimulate thinking in your classroom?
  • to gain strategies to improve your students’ ability to think, reason, and process information?
  • to better meet the needs of your most vulnerable students?
  • tools to strengthen students’ skills in reading, spelling, math, and written expression?
  • to be a part of producing competent and confident learners in your classroom and beyond?

NILD supports educators seeking to meet the needs of students through:

Do you have students who need more than tutoring?

There are warning signs that indicate extra tutoring may not be enough for some students.  Use our interactive checklists to find out.

Warning Signs Checklist for Students Ages 5-7
Warning Signs Checklist for Students Ages 8 and Up

Click here to find an educational therapist near you.
Contact us to learn more about our referral services.

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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