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TeachingLD publishes news about Learning Disabilities and announcements of actions by the Division for Learning Disabilities. Check here for links to selected current events as well as statements about policies, updates about political actions, press releases, and similar documents concerning Learning Disabilities.


  • Huang to Receive 2012 Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

     

    Marjorie Montague of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) announced that Jia Huang will receive DLD’s 2012 Outstanding Doctoral Research Award. The award, which recognizes Dr. Huang’s dissertation research on learning disabilities, will be presented at the DLD reception at the CEC convention in Denver in April 2012.

  • Sharon Vaughn Receives Fleischner Award

    At the DLD's annual business meeting 26 April 2011, President Michael Gerber presented the Jeannette Fleischner Award to Sharon Vaughn.

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  • Jennifer Krawec Receives 2011 DLD Dissertation Award

    The Division for Learning Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children is pleased to announce that Jennifer Krawec is the recipient of the 2011 DLD Dissertation Award. This award recognizes individuals who have conducted outstanding doctoral-level research in the field of learning disabilities.

  • 2011 DLD Elections Candidates

    Past President Linda Siegel and the Nominations and Elections Committee announced the slate of candidates for officers of the Division for Learning Disabilities for the 2011 elections in February. David Chard and Erica Lembke will be running for vice president and David Allsopp and Margaret (Peggy) Weiss will be running for Treasurer.

  • Student Posters on Display at DLD Reception

    The Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, will house the Division of Learning Disabilities reception on Thursday April 22nd. During this time DLD graduate students will showcase current research projects during a poster session.

  • Linda Siegel Begins Presidential Term


    Professor Linda Siegel of the University of British Columbia began her term as president of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children 1 July 2009. She succeeds Rollanda O'Connor and will serve as president until June 30, 2010.

  • Gerber, Riccomini, and Bright elected to DLD Executive Board

    Michael M. Gerber, Paul C. Riccomini, and Kimberly Bright have been elected to the executive board of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD), Past President Kathleen Marshall announced. They will serve in the offices of president elect, vice president, and treasurer, respectively, with their terms beginning 1 July 2009.

  • NJCLD Hosts Symposium on Adolescent Literacy and Students With Learning Disabilities

    National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD) hosted a symposium on June 5, 2009 entitled, Adolescent Literacy and Students With Learning Disabilities: Building Effective Programs and Partnership

  • Candidates for 2009 Positions on Executive Board Announced

    Kathleen Marshall, past president of the Division for Learning Disabilities, announced the candidates for the offices of treasurer, vice president, and president elect on the DLD executive board for terms beginning in July of 2009.

  • Kavale, Siegel, and Lembke elected to DLD Executive Board

    Karen J. Rooney, past president of the Division for Learning Disabilities, announced that Kenneth Kavale, Linda S. Siegel, and Erika Lembke have been elected to the executive board of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD). They will serve in the offices of president elect, vice president, and secretary, respectively, with their terms beginning 1 July 2008.

  • 2007 Call for Nominations

    DLD's Past President, Karen Rooney, is soliciting nominations for vice president and secretary for DLD. The terms of the offices begin in July 2008. The secretary serves a two-year term, and the vice president serves over four years, moving from vice president to president-elect, president, and past president in successive years.

  • Espin and Bright elected to DLD Executive Board

    DLD is pleased to announce that Christine Espin of the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities and Kimberly Bright of Shippensburg State University (PA) have been elected to the executive board of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children.

  • DLD: Director Posny Clarifies Comments

    The Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) is pleased to provide Director Alexa Posney's clarification of comments that she made in the fall of 2006 regarding special education.