2018 Annual Conference



The 2018 International Conference on Learning Disabilities will be the 40th Anniversary of CLD conferences!  We hope you will join us in Portland, Oregon on October 11-12, 2018.  Help us celebrate our rich history,  receive updated information in the field of learning disabilities, and network with leaders in the field.  Our conference will be held at the Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront.

Our J. Lee Wiederholt Distinguished Lecturer for 2018 is:
Donald D. Hammill, Ed.D.
Pro-Ed, Inc.
Hammill Institute on Disabilities


Learning Disability’s First 50 Years:  Reforms, Unintentional Consequences, Unresolved Issues, and Future Prospects


Online registration is now open! Follow the link below to complete your registration and secure your spot for this exciting conference:

Online Conference Registration 

 If you want to download the registration form for a mail-in registration, please use the form below:

Conference Registration Form



Conference Hotel:  Our Conference hotel will be at the Marriott Portland  Downtown Waterfront.  We have negotiated a room block with favorable rates for Wednesday through Saturday night of the conference.  Please contact the hotel soon to obtain our special rates using the following link:


Conference Hotel

Transportation information to and from the hotel, as well as parking options around the hotel, is available here - 


Interested in Sponsoring events at our conference?  Please click on the link below for pricing and contact information.

Sponsorship Form