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.

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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 […]

Benefits of Cursive Handwriting

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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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January 31st Webinar ~ Constructing New Knowledge Using Interactive Language: The Power of Questions

Join us for this 60-minute NILD webinar including Q&A as Dr. Kathy Keafer discusses the concepts and more: How to work within the Verbal Building Block Effective use of questioning to seek & process information Tips […]

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 […]

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Announcing NILD 2017-18 Regional Conferences

Neuroeducation–NILD at the Intersection: Translating Learning Science Methodologies.     Agenda and registration information is now online.   NILD Regional Conferences are scheduled for the following locations (click above link for more information). Lees Summit, MO  January 11-13, 2018 (Pre-cons: […]

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