National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

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 learning and/or language impairments? We all know that this can be a challenging undertaking to accommodate the cognitive, linguistic, cultural, and the motivational diversity of these different population of learners, as well as being able to plan and implement instruction to successfully address their various needs.

This webinar will examine the nature of this population of students’ writing difficulties and propose practical suggestions based upon evidence-based practices for building skills of the written word, sentence and text levels. Discussion will include strategies to support the writing process, motivation and self-regulation for these diverse learners.

Registration closes 10/29 @12:30 pm EST.

Click here to register.

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 […]

Telepractice Training December 18th from 9-11 am EST

Telepractice Training December 18th from 9-11 am EST Telepractice can transform your practice. Maintaining the standards and procedures of each NILD educational therapy session is crucial, so this training will focus on specific guidelines for how the integrity […]

Conversations on Math Anxiety: How Critical Reflection and Discourse May Help Reduce Everyone’s Anxiety

Conversations on Math Anxiety: How Critical Reflection and Discourse May Help Reduce Everyone’s Anxiety December 10th @ 12 pm EST, Priced at $35 Registration closes 12/10 at 11:30 am EST Students and teachers alike report high […]

November Webinar: The Brain Targeted Teaching Model for 21st Century Schools

November Webinar – The Brain Targeted Teaching Model for 21st Century Schools Featuring Dr. Mariale Hardiman November 19th @ 12 pm EST, Priced at $35 Overview: Emerging research in the neurological and cognitive sciences offers promising […]

South-Central Regional Conference Examining the Role of Cognition in Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities 

South-Central Regional Conference Examining the Role of Cognition in Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities January 9-11, 2020 Location: The Woodlands Christian Academy 5800 Academy Way The Woodlands, TX 77384 Saturday, January 11th – 8:30-9:55 am Conference Welcome/General Session 1 […]

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 – […]

OWA