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  • DLD at CEC!

    Join us in San Diego! Your DLD Board members are active in all aspects of the CEC Convention. There are 32 sessions with the keyword, learning disabilities. Join us for special sessions honoring Janette Klingner and for the DLD Showcase Session:

    "Do This, Not That"! Unraveling Common Instructional Myths for Students With LD

    Thu, 4/9: 2:15 PM  - 3:15 PM 

    Presentation with Q&A 

    Thursday, April 9, 2015 

    San Diego Convention Center 

    Room: 032A 


    This session will help special educators make sense of instructional myths associated with evidence-based practices. The presenters describe common myths and instructional mistakes surrounding implementation, provide practical examples for improving instruction, and share resources to help educators make adaptations to promote engagement and intensive intervention for students with LD. 

    Session Leader

    Stephen Ciullo, Texas State University, San Marcos


    Devin Kearns, University of Connecticut, Storrs

    Chris Lemons, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

    Rebecca Zumeta, American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC

    Diane Rodriguez, Fordham University, New York, NY

  • Elections

    Past President Erica Lembke and the Nominations and Elections Committee have assembled a slate of candidates for vice president and treasurer. Executive Director John Wills Lloyd began mailing DLD members their personalized directions for voting overnight Tuesday 3 March 2015. Watch your e-mail for a message with the subject line "Division for Learning Disabilities voting instructions for 2015 election." Meanwhile, you may download a sample copy of the ballot

  • Call for Editor for Learning Disabilities Research and Practice

    The Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) seeks applications for a new Editor of Learning Disabilities Research and Practice (LDRP) for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2015. Read more here.

  • 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.