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Other Resources for Schools with LD Students

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Recommended Reading

Teaching How to Learn in a What-to-Learn Culture

In this thought-provoking, informative book, noted education expert Kathleen Ricards Hopkins provides teachers with a hands-on resource based on the latest research on how we learn. Hopkins offers clear, actionable guidelines for teachers to enable all students to gain both the cognitive competence and confidence needed to succeed academically. [infopopup:hopkins-bookreview]

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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

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 […]

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 […]

NILD Panel Webinar – Developing Educational Equity for All Learners

NILD Panel Webinar – Developing Educational Equity for All Learners November 21st @ 12 pm EST Priced at $35   Join us as we discuss developing educational equity for students with learning disabilities. We will discuss […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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