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 […]

Building Success Skills Through Academic Instruction

Building Success Skills through Academic Instruction Featuring Dr. George Selig and Dr. Alan Arroyo March 27th @ 12pm EST, Priced at $35 Educators have known for millennia that it takes more than cognitive skills to achieve […]

Navigating Through the Writing Process with the Young Child

Navigating Through the Writing Process with the Young Child Featuring Miriam Jordan, MSEd, PCET All children develop at their own pace, however when it comes to developmental milestones, there are key elements that establish a strong […]

The Neuropsychology of Stress, Trauma, and Emotional Dysfunction

The Neuropsychology of Stress, Trauma, and Emotional Dysfunction By Steven G. Feifer, D.Ed., NCSP, ABSNP This webinar will explore the neural underpinnings of stress, trauma, and emotional dysfunction in children and its relative impact upon learning. […]

Summer Courses & Workshops

Please visit our master training schedule for more details & to register.  We look forward to seeing you this summer! Register now for great discounts: $75 off level courses, $50 off FIE courses, and $30 off workshops.  Discounts expire one month prior […]

Announcing our Northwest Regional Conference in Washington State!

We are happy to introduce our 2019 Northwest regional conference in WA.  Social-Emotional Development: Addressing the Non-Cognitive Factors that Shape Thinking and Learning March 7-9, 2019 at Bellevue Christian School, 1701 98th Ave NE, Clyde Hill, WA 98004 Register by February 7th, 2019 […]

Announcing our South Eastern Regional Conference in Winter Garden, FL

We are happy to introduce our 2019 South-Eastern regional conference in FL.  Social-Emotional Development: Addressing the Non-Cognitive Factors that Shape Thinking and Learning February 7-9, 2019 at Foundation Academy, 125 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787 Register by January 16th, […]

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