Join NCLD’s Young Adult Leadership Council!

Applications Now Open.

Are you a passionate advocate for change? Do you want more disabled students to go to college? Do you have a passion for shaping the future of the disability rights movement? If so, NCLD’s Young Adult Leadership Council (YALC) wants you!

Join a community of young adults with LD creating accessible futures.

Who are we looking for?

We’re seeking dynamic young adults aged 18-30 with learning disabilities (LD) and/or attention issues who are eager to make a difference through a year of learning and leadership development. Our volunteer council members are:


Passionate about the rights of young people with LD and/or attention issues


Demonstrating a track record of thoughtful leadership and innovation


Ambitious individuals ready to engage in deep learning to build their advocacy skills, and exchange experiences and ideas to build a community of passionate advocates eager to expand the disability rights movement

Young Professionals

Seeking to gain valuable leadership experience

Why join us?

Make an impact

Shape policies and initiatives that directly impact the lives of those with learning disabilities and/ attention issues


Connect with like-minded individuals and young leaders

Professional development

Hone your leadership skills through training and mentorship opportunities

Be part of a movement

Join a community dedicated to driving positive change

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity! Applications close on June 6, 2024. To apply, visit application link.

Join us in championing inclusivity, empowerment, and progress for all! For questions or more information, please email