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The National Center for Learning Disabilities is committed to ensuring that the rights of all individuals with learning disabilities (LD) are protected. Take part in our Action Alert activities to make your voice heard on Capitol Hill! For more information on how you can get involved, visit our Be an LD Advocate section and download our LD Advocates Guide.

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Sign up for Policy Email Alerts Get informed! Sign up to receive email updates about how you can advocate for children and adults with LD.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities is committed to ensuring that the rights of all individuals with learning disabilities (LD) are protected. Take part in our Action Alert activities to make your voice heard on Capitol Hill! For more information on how you can get involved, visit our Be an LD Advocate section and download our LD Advocates Guide.

Easy Ways to Take Action

Click on a Policy Action AlertSend an action alert from one of the links below.
Donate to NCLDDonate to support our advocacy work.
Learn the LawsLearn about the laws that affect people with LD.


Stay connected with your local officials and urge them to take action on LD issues.

Find out who your senators and representatives are.

All Action Alerts

Expand Job Training for People With LD Expand Job Training for People With LD
The Workforce Investment Act is the largest source of federal funding for job training in the United States. But because of the way the act is written, many people with LD are excluded from benefits. Tell your Senator to vote yes to expanding access to job training for people with LD.Act Now >
Don't allow states to lower standards for students with disabilities Don't Allow States Like New York to Lower Standards for Students with Disabilities
New York plans to lower standards for certain students with disabilities—allowing schools to test them at two grades below their enrolled grade. This will hold back an entire generation of students with disabilities and stop them from ever catching up. Tell Congress not to allow lower standards.Act Now >
Tell Congress to Invest in 

Childhood Literacy Tell Congress to Invest in Childhood Literacy
Millions of American children struggle with reading and writing. To help address this critical issue, the Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation (LEARN) Act invests $2.35 billion in literacy programs for kids of all ages with resources for teacher training, state literacy teams, and innovative approaches to learning. Act Now >


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