Category Archives: Resources

The NJCLD Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Tree

Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) may experience significant difficulties in one or more areas of educational performance, such as in reading comprehension or mathematical problem solving. These difficulties may persist over an individual’s life span and affect them in all areas of their lives. Learn more by downloading the NJCLD infographic or reading the full paper, “Learning Disabilities: Implications

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Misconceptions about learning disabilities

NJCLD encourages teachers, administrators, tutors, paraprofessionals, and students with LD to be aware of these misconceptions about learning disabilities. It is important to know that LD can impact a wide scope of academic skills, including reading, writing, listening, and math. Click to download our infographic or learn more by reading our paper “Learning Disabilities: Implications for Policy Regarding Research and

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NJCLD 2021 Spring Symposium: Closing the Equity Gap – Meeting Student Needs During a Pandemic

Join NJCLD Chair Elsa Cardenas-Hagan, Ed.D. in a conversation with educator and Thaddeus Stevens College President Pedro Rivera on addressing the needs of students with learning challenges and other at-risk student populations in this pandemic, especially those supports that are critical to closing the equity gap which has been exacerbated by COVID-19. This webinar is free and will take place

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NJCLD Fall 2020 Symposium

What is the connection between early speech and language skills and literacy? Research has identified the predictors on whether a preschool child will struggle to develop the foundational skills of literacy.  Learn about these predictors, how practitioners and early education professionals can provide intensive and early interventions that will improve student outcomes, and how educators can advocate for an integrated

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NJCLD COVID-19 Resources

Check out some of our member organizations’ resources: AFT: A plan to safely reopen America’s schools and communities AHEAD Coronavirus and COVID-19 Updates ALTA’s Response to COVID-19 ASHA’s Latest Coronavirus and COVID-19 Updates CLD’s Let’s Talk Solutions: Topics that Matter to Educators and Researchers DLD’s COVID-19 Resources for Special Educators IDA Offers Discounted Membership and Access to Video Library During

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