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Nancy Kingsbury

Nancy Kingsbury is the Chair of NCLD’s Young Adult Committee and also serves on the Executive Committee.  She is a member of the advisory board for the AIM Institute for Learning and Research, a center for educational excellence and professional development disseminating to educators the latest research, technology, and best practices in the fields of literacy and language-based learning disabilities including dyslexia. Nancy is the mother of four children — Katie, Ben, Emily, and Maggie —and grandmother to five — Isabella, Lilian, Teddy, Wyatt, and Gus. Nancy and her husband, Tom, live in Philadelphia. They Co-Chaired AIM Academy’s April 2016 10th Anniversary AIM for the Stars Gala. Nancy is a graduate of the University of Iowa.

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Complicating My LD Narrative

Written by Julia Nessman, NCLD Young Adult Leadership Council Member | 23 hours ago

Then I was diagnosed with an LD (learning disability) at 10 years old. Through my mom’s persistence in getting me a neuropsychological evaluation, I found out that I was struggling in school because I had serious deficits in executive functioning, working memory, and auditory processing. On the other hand, I also discovered that I had a number of strengths, including advanced verbal skills and a near perfect visual memory.

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