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:


2019 Conference:  The 2019 CLD Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas, on October 3-4.  Our Call for Proposals for the 2019 Conference deadline has passed.  Registration will be open later this spring – watch our conference page for details!


Election Results:  For 2019 Election Results, please visit our Governance page.


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!