NIH Offers $1.4M to Maintain Learning Centers

Nat'l Institutes of Health logoAgency: NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (HHS); Program: Learning Disabilities Research Centers (CFDA Number: 93.865) (Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-HD-17-006); Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $1.4 million (no match required); Deadline: Dec. 28.

Summary: LDRCs, overseen by, will focus on generating new scientific knowledge on learning disabilities and comorbid conditions. The centers will devise interventions and screening techniques to improve the lives of those with learning disabilities. Specifically, NIH is looking for prevention-based approaches, and remediation of children and adolescents identified with or at risk for LDs in component oral language abilities, reading or written expression abilities.

Info: (NOFA); 301/435-0714; e-mail,; for Questions the solicitation.

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