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:


2017 International Conference on Learning Disabilities:

The CLD Leadership Development Committee is pleased to announce its inaugural CLD Leadership Institute that will take place at the 39th Annual CLD Conference in Baltimore, MD.  The Institute will take place on October 18, 2017, the day before the conference.  Please see the flyer below for more information on how to apply and eligibility for the institute:

2017 Leadership Institute Information

Follow this link to apply for our Institute – available soon!



SCOTUS: Murray Statement on Case Determining Rights of Students With Disabilities to Receive Meaningful Public Education:  Follow this link to our Legislative page for CCD Updates to see the most recent update on the Supreme Court case:  Update



2016 Conference Presentations:    Power points and other information from our 2016 Conference presentations are now available on our website.  Make sure you check out all the great information available from our conference!  2016 Presentations


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!