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National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

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Accommodations for Students with LD

The National Center for Learning Disabilities presents examples of accommodations that allow students with learning disabilities to show what they know without giving them an unfair advantage.

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Working with Families

Advocating for Your Preschool Child

It’s never too early to start looking for ways to help your child succeed in learning. This article covers children who are under 2 and who are in preschool. They have rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

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Math & Dyscalculia


The National Center for Learning Disabilities presents a basic fact sheet on dyscalculia, a term which refers to a wide range of learning disabilities involving math.

Math & Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia: A Quick Look

Read about the warning signs of dyscalculia for young children, school age children and teenagers and adults. The National Center for Learning Disabilities summarizes what you should know about dyscalculia.
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About LD


Learn about dyspraxia, a term that refers to a disorder in motor skill development. Dyspraxia affects both fine motor skills — such as writing — and gross motor skills — such as throwing a ball.

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