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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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 […]

Dyslexia Awareness Month

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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Fall Level I Course Offering

Register for NILD Level I Fall course now!  

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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 […]

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August Webinar “Learning Mindsets: Teaching a Growth Mindset to Develop Lifelong Learners”

Join Pattie Perry on August 25th – noon EST.  REGISTRATION open now! LEARN:   differences between a fixed and a growth mindset IDENTIFY: ways mindset are part of your beliefs about intelligence, talent, personality, ability, and character DEVELOP: questioning skills that encourage […]

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June Webinar: “Moving Beyond Memorization”

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 ​”Moving Beyond Memorization” Click here to register now! Dr. Kathleen Hopkins, NILD Webinar Instructor Please join me for this 1 hour webinar including Q&A. Together, we’ll… LEARN to move beyond rote memory through a deeper understanding of […]

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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