The FLDRC is one of 3 federally funded LDRC projects. The projects are designed to broaden the scientific and practical understanding of learning disabilities and comorbid (co-occurring) conditions. The projects are funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) through the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
Florida State holds the grant for one of the centers. The project – FLDRC includes faculty at Florida State as well as 12 other universities. There are two other centers, one at the University of Colorado and The Texas Center for Learning Disabilities at the University of Houston.
The FLDRC is in its third 5 year cycle of NIH funding. The Center has 6 Projects and 3 Cores. The projects include:
The cores include an administrative core, an analytics core and an engagement core. To learn more please visit the website https://fsuld.org
To learn more about the scope of all the LDRCs: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/research/supported/ldrc