Every Child Achieves Act
During the pending mark up Tuesday 14 April 2015 in the Senate HELP Committee, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) is introducing an amendment to row Every Child Achieves Act that will encourage state and local education agencies to promote evidence-based professional development for educators who work with children with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities. The Division for Learning Disabilities encourages support of this amendment. Download the accompanying flyer to learn more. Take action today: http://bit.ly/1CBOifD
New HotSheet available for Members!
Amy Gillespie and Steve Graham provide facts and describe less/more effective practices in Written Expression. Click on the Resources tab above to start reading.
In Memory of Janette Klingner
On behalf of the Executive Board of the Division for Learning Disabilities, President Erica Lembke noted the passing of Past President Janette Klingner 20 March 2014: "Remembering our dear friend, colleague, and DLD board member Janette Klingner. An outstanding scholar and someone who led in a gracious manner, Janette’s efforts on behalf of students, their teachers, and parents will continue to have an impact on our field. Our board is so privileged to have had her in our lives!"
Join us for a remembrance of Janette at our Business Meeting and Reception on Thursday, 10 April 2014 from 5-6pm and 6-8pm in the Marriott Level 5, Salon F.
A resolution in Janette's honor will be read and presented in the Representative Assembly on Friday, April 11 between 4:30 and 5pm.
Experts Explain Everything (almost)
Ever wondered about helping students with organization, memory, or transition? Looking for help with RtI, CBM, or reading software? TeachingLD experts, including lots of names you'll recognize right away (Torgesen, Fuchs, Espin, and many more!) have brief, readily accessible answers to questions from readers in the Expert Connection section. Take a look at the full list of questions.
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