VJCLDL Events and Resources

The Virginia Joint Coalition for Learning Disabilities and Literacy has formed a collaboration of Virginia organizations associated with support for literacy and learning disabilities.

Included in this coalition are

The mission of VJCLDL is to provide free professional development targeting a greater understanding of learning disabilities and literacy as identified by K-12 general and special educators, pre-service teachers, higher education faculty, and parents.

In 2021, The VJCLDL began series of webinars designed from the results of a needs assessment completed by general and special educators, parents, university and college faculty, and others. 

Upcoming Webinars

Previous Webinars

The Importance of Handwriting Stacy Leitzel. M.Ed.

The Writing Revolution Natalie Wexler J.D.

A New Perspective on ADHD Robin Hegner, AOGPE

The Virginia Literacy Act: Implementation Update

Dr. Elsa Cardenas Hagan

Word Connections

Dr. Jessica Toste

Student-Centered Assistive and Multimedia Tech Tools

Dr. Jilly Darefsky and Simon Kanter

Bridging the Gap Between the Science of Reading and Classroom Practices

Dr. Richard Gentry

Two Systematic Reviews Analyzing Four Decades of Reading Intervention Research

Dr. Colby Hall and Dr. Karen Kehoe

Learning and Achievement for All:  One Division’s Journey

Dr. Lucretia Brown

Think and Plan!  Strategy Instruction that Works

Dr. Linda Mason

Developmental Language Disorder and Dyslexia

Dr. Tiffany Hogan

The High Leverage Practices for Students with Disabilities

Dr. Michael Kennedy