New and Noteworthy

  • CEC 2018

    DLD is preparing for a great CEC Convention in Tampa in February!

    Join us for  

    2/8 at 1pm Ballroom C DLD Showcase: Something I can use tomorrow: A classroom practice, a resource, and identifying students with learning disabilities. This will be a panel discussion.

    2/8 at 3:30 Ballroom C Tips for publishing Learning Disabilities Research and Practice. Linda Mason, Editor, will present strategies and ideas for getting your work published.

    Stay tuned for more exciting announcements!

  • Student Poster Session at CEC--Deadline extended

    Doc students--submit a proposal for a poster session at DLD's Reception at CEC in February. The proposal form is here and the due date is NOVEMBER 1. Questions? Send an email to StudRep@teachingld.org.

  • Note changes in Awards submission dates

    In order to present our annual awards at the CEC Convention in February, most of our award nomination submission dates have changed. Please see our Awards page here. For most, October 1 is the submission deadline. 

  • New leadership!

    Stephanie Al Otaiba takes over as President. Read her President's Message here. Kristin Sayeski starts her term as Vice President. Kristi Baker begins as the new Student Representative.

    A huge thank you to Linda Mason who moves to Past President and Laurie deBettencourt who moves off the Board.

    Find out more about how YOU can get involved with DLD by contacting one of our Board members here

  • Interested in getting involved in DLD?

    We are always looking for members to work with committees, submit to LDR&P, suggest work for TeachingLD.org, and potentially run for office. Please visit Our People under About Us to find out more about our work! Click here

  • Math Intervention

    Interested in math? Read what Professors Sarah Powell and Lynn Fuchs wrote recently regarding Intensive Intervention in Mathematics for DLD's journal, Learning Disabilities Research & Practice.

  • New Alert available!

    Wendy Cavendish and Kristen Hodnett evaluate the evidence for Collaborative Strategic Reading (Go for it!). You can find it here

  • Voices from the Field

    How did Naomi Zigmond, Sharon Vaughn, and Donald Deshler get their starts in special education? What do they think are the implications of their work for the contemporary study of LD? DLD members can watch video clips of them explaining at TLD's new feature in the Videos section!

  • CCCS Free Resource

    In Reconciling the CCSS with Realities of Learning Disabilities, Louisa Moats raised important questions regarding students with learning disabilities and the widely discussed Common Core State Standards (CCSS). You can download and read her important commentary right here. 

  • On Thursday 4 April 2013, at the annual business meeting of the Division for Learning Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children, Past President Paul Ricominni announced that Laurie deBettencourt was elected vice president and Margaret (Peggy) Weiss was re-elected treasurer. The newly elected officers will begin their terms 1 July 2013.