National Institute for Learning Development - NILD

Welcome to NILD

NILD-welcomeWhatever 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 other learning challenges. Browse our content. Take the parent survey. Contact us to learn more about the services we provide to you, your child, and classrooms around the world. NILD is transforming education so that learners’ thinking abilities are changed and he or she can succeed in any environment.

Kristin Barbour, M.S. Ed, CCC-SLP, Professionally Certified Educational Therapist
Executive Director

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 […]

Live Webinar – August 30th at 2:30pm

Join us for the webinar “Behavioral Health Issues in Children that Impact Learning“ Featuring Trina Young Greer, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Kirsten Burt, MA, Resident in Counseling August 30th @ 2:30pm Only $30 if you register […]

Telepractice Training August 21st 4-6pm EST

Maintaining the standards and procedures of each educational therapy session is crucial, so this training will focus on specific guidelines for how the integrity of NILD techniques can be maintained in a virtual setting. Therapists will see […]

Fostering Students’ Sense of Belonging to Improve Achievement and Resilience

Rescheduled to October 4th at 12:30pm EST – webinar featuring Jacquie Beaubien, Ed.D. Feeling like one belongs in academic settings is known to have a significant impact on academic performance and resilience (Walton & Cohen, 2007, […]

Announcing NILD 2018 Summer Courses

Register Now for Summer Courses and Workshops The summer is packed full of opportunity for great training including NILD Level courses, a full range of FIE courses, all our Rx Workshops, Search & Teach, Woodcock-Johnson IV, and our brand new Executive […]

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