Council For Learning Disabilities

Mission Statement:

The Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD), an international organization composed of professionals who represent diverse disciplines, is committed to enhancing the education and quality of life for individuals with learning disabilities across the life span. CLD accomplishes this by promoting and disseminating evidence-based research and practices related to the education of individuals with learning disabilities. In addition, CLD fosters (a) collaboration among professionals; (b) development of leaders in the field; and (c) advocacy for policies that support individuals with learning disabilities at local, state, and national levels.



CLD Updates:


NOTE TO MEMBERS:  Our transition to our new member database is complete!  Thank you for your patience during this process – we hope our new system will allow us to provide more efficient service to our members. The website links to renew your membership or join CLD should connect to our new system under Wild Apricot.  If you have any questions about the process, please contact our office at 913-491-1011.


Elections:  We are accepting nominations for the offices of Vice-President and Treasurer for the 2019-20 fiscal year.  Nominations must be turned in no later than the annual business meeting at our conference in Portland, October, 2018.  Follow this link for more information and the nomination form.


Member Journal Access:  Member access to Learning Disability Quarterly and Intervention in School and Clinic is now available!  Use the link at the right of the Home Page under Online Journals.  This will take you to a login that will give you the instructions for accessing your journals.  Once you set up your access, it will be a quick login from then on as long as your membership is active.  Please note you will need your new member number from our updated database system.



Job Postings:  Check out our Job Postings page!  These will be pre-approved job postings for university or other high-level positions.  Look under Professional Development – Job Postings.


LDQ CALL FOR PAPERS: Go to the Learning Disability Quarterly page and see the Call for Papers flyer for more information!