Learning Challenges

National Center for Learning Disabilities

The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.

Learning Disability Association of America

LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations.

Broad Futures

BroadFutures provides holistic training, mentoring and meaningful paid transitional work experiences for young adults with learning disabilities to empower their potential for positive and successful futures.

The Genius in People with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Disorders

Differences that are categorized as mental health disorders and learning disabilities are often associated with increased creativity and artistic abilities, more empathy, and the ability to view the world in new, innovative ways. In providing support for children with these conditions, it is important to focus on exploring and enhancing their strengths, not just attending to their weaknesses.