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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

  • Student Posters!

    Student members of the Division for Learning Disabilities, get a chance to show showcase your research during the DLD reception in April at the 2015 meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children. Apply now to present a poster during DLD's annual student poster session. Download the application directions. Deadline 23 January 2015.

  • Nominations

    Past President Erica Lembke announced that the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) is seeking nominations for Vice President and Treasurer. Nominees must be members of DLD and willing to serve the organization in the offices, as described in the DLD constitution and by-laws. Self-nominations are welcome. Past President Lembke and a committee composed of other past presidents will review the nominees and create a final slate of candidates for the election to be conducted in the winter and spring. 

  • 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.