The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that the nation’s 15 million children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life. NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals, and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
PACER’s Technical Assistance on Transition and the Rehabilitation Act (TATRA) Project and other Parent Information and Training programs funded by the US Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) focus on helping families prepare youth with disabilities for employment and independent living. Projects provide information and training on transition planning, the adult service system, and strategies that prepare youth for successful employment, postsecondary education, and independent living outcomes.
Located at the University of Kansas, Department of Special Education, the Transition Coalition maximizes professional development focusing on secondary school reform and transition at the national, state, and local levels.