National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

How can NILD help my child?

Do you want…

  • Your child’s abilities to think, reason and process information to improve?
  • Your child to gain critical skills in reading, spelling, math, and written expression?
  • Your child to gain thinking skills to become a more competent and confident learner?
  • Your child to achieve success in the classroom and beyond?
  • Your child to work with highly trained learning specialists utilizing research-based practices and individualizing instruction for you child’s needs?

We can schedule these life-changing intervention sessions for your child.

Many schools allow our educational therapists to work with students at their school.

We also have private centers where students work with educational therapists during the day, in the afternoon, or in the evening.

Find an NILD Educational Therapist Near You

How do you know when classroom instruction is not enough for your child?
Take one of the checklist surveys below.

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December Webinar: “Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition (WISC V)”

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at 2pm EST REGISTER NOW Please join us for this 1 hour webinar with Q & A to: GAIN: a summary understanding of the changes between the WISC-IV vs WISC-V tests EXPLORE: the changed indexes, new […]


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National Dyslexia Awareness Month

What is dyslexia? It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and / or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected […]

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Upcoming 2015-2016 NILD Regional Conference Locations

“Architecture of Learning: Building Student Success” NILD Florida Conference registration is open now. Online registrations for all other conferences is coming soon! Winter Garden, FL  October 1-3 (Pre-cons: Rx4 Discovery Math; Rx for Discovery Reading) Houston, TX   January […]

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A Tribute to Professor Reuven Feuerstein

Building confidence and competence for struggling learners is a passion for NILD and one that we shared with the late Professor Reuven Feuerstein. His philosophy of structural cognitive modifiability and mediated learning was transformational for many […]

Membership Benefits 2015-2016

Become an NILD Member Today!

Listen to what current NILD members are saying about their membership: “I thoroughly enjoy my NILD membership. I appreciate the discount it allows me on materials, webinars, and conferences, and I am honored to be listed on the website with skilled […]

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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 […]

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