National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

The IDA Commends NILD

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) commends NILD for our therapeutic, research- based, individualized approach, grounded in test and observational data, addressing all components of reading within a cognitive development framework.

The IDA noted these specific strengths:

  • Therapeutic Approach is research-based, individualized, and grounded in test and observational data
  • Components of reading are addressed within a cognitive development framework
  • Rich vocabulary development
is emphasized in all segments of the therapy session
  • Assessment and progress monitoring is strong
  • Diagnostic teaching is evident
  • Ethical standards for therapists are taught explicitly and monitored
  • Degree program is available and many therapists seek a Master’s of Education

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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