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Your international organization dedicated to advocacy, education,
& collaboration to support all individuals with learning disabilities.

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International Conference

Join us October 12-13, 2023 in Denver, CO

to learn about the latest LD research and develop your network with LD professionals.


Our members have direct access to leaders in the LD field,

give and receive peer support, and have their voices heard on critical issues that shape LD policy and reform.



Each year CLD recognizes exemplary teacher, researchers, and champions of individuals with LD across the lifespan



CLD state chapters provide regional support for educators, advocates, parents, and individuals with LD


OSERS Leader Confirmed!

May 12, 2023|

After months of waiting, on May 10, 2023, the Senate confirmed Glenna Wright-Gallo as the Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) at the U.S. Department of Education. OSERS works to raise expectations for all people with disabilities. [...]

Awards Season is Here!

May 9, 2023|

There are several annual awards celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of CLD members announced during the annual conference, and now is the time for submissions and nominations. Scholarship, teaching, and service award nominations as well as applications for the leadership academy [...]

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