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The State of Learning Disabilities

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) (2014). The State of Learning Disabilities (Third Edition). New York: NCLD

This report summarizes the latest facts, figures, and information about individuals with learning disabilities in the U.S. The report details basic statistics about learning disabilities, public perceptions, LD in schools and beyond school, and much more. The report also addresses several important issues for which more reliable data are urgently needed, including: Response to Intervention (RTI), Common Core State Standards and Assessments, online learning, Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM), charter schools, school vouchers and juvenile justice.

"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark." — Victor Hugo, Les Miserables