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Note: Username is your first name followed by your last name (both with the first letter capitalized) without spaces. Example: ‘JohnDoe’. Your Password is your NILD Member ID number.

Annual Reports for NILD Members

Click here to download the NILD Annual Report form that NILD Members can submit and assist in NILD’s research efforts.

Membership Information

NILD announced and implemented several suggested changes in our membership program this year. Most prices were reduced; benefits increased! We have had many new people sign up, but several have still not joined or renewed.

We want YOU to enjoy all the perks of membership TODAY. Save on your training, conferences, and materials, as well as meet requirements for certification.

NILD Membership Form (renewable annually by October 1; member benefits expire annually on September 30).


  • Access to conference handouts online
  • Program coordinators seminar registration
  • Access to bi-annual AET Journal
  • Interactive All-in-One e-mail conference


For retired educational therapists, undergraduate college students, Search and Teach© providers who are not educational therapists and interested lay people. Get connected by receiving:

  • Access to members only section of web: archived Discoveries & Connection
  • 10% discount on NILD materials (excluding NILD manuals)
  • Discounted registration for NILD Conferences
  • Affiliate Membership card with Affiliate Membership number

NILD Affiliate Membership Form (renewable annually by October 1; member benefits expire annually on September 30).

(Restrictions apply)


Looking for answers or have questions, try our interactive email conference. This exciting benefit is offered to members only.

For more information or if you would like to be included in the interactive conference and you are currently a member, please contact Susie Hartung.

To make changes to your email address after enrolling in the email conferences, please notify Susie Hartung via email.


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 […]

Promoting & Coaching Executive Functioning in the Classroom, Pt. 1 & 2

We are pleased to announce a two-part Webinar series, Promoting & Coaching Executive Functioning in the Classroom, ET Station & Beyond. This series is an excellent resource for Educational Therapists, General Education Teachers, Administrators and academic support professionals alike! […]


February 27th Webinar ~ Creating Communities of Belonging for All Learners

Join us for this 60-minute NILD webinar including Q&A as Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski (Executive Director, CLC Network) discusses the following concepts and more: EXPLORE a philosophy of inclusion for all types of learners LEARN how to […]

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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Join NILD’s New Online Workshop!

Learn how to become an NILD Teletherapist! March 29, 2018 (12pm-2pm Eastern). Click here for more information and to register. REACH students who are homebound, geographically remote or otherwise not able to engage in face-to-face therapy EXPAND your therapy practice […]