Make a difference in the life of students with learning challenges!

We pride ourselves on being a wonderful place to work where individual talents are recognized and the power of a collective group of creative and intelligent individuals working towards a common goal is celebrated. Our work is grounded in a shared passion for improving the lives of students with learning challenges and the knowledge that a small group of dedicated individuals can have a big impact.

Current Openings

ILD, Institute for Learning and Development, a professional, clinical and educational organization, is currently looking for part-time special education teachers with expertise in teaching strategies to high school and college students.  Strong organizational ability as well as experience with students who have learning and attention difficulties is required. 

ILD provides neuropsychological assessments, specialized one-to-one strategy instruction, and executive function coaching, as well as specialized reading, writing, and math instruction for students with learning and attention differences.

Minimum qualifications include:

* Master’s degree in special education

* Minimum of 3 years experience teaching strategies to students with LD/ADHD/EF difficulties

* Experience working with students remotely

* Experience working with schools and parents

*Capacity to work virtually with a minimum of 5 students during the school week

 Please note: Caseload will build gradually over time

Benefits include mentoring/supervision, professional development, educational resources, attendance at ResearchILD’s conferences and workshops, as well as access to our SMARTS Executive Function Curriculum and Training.

Please send cover letter as well as resume to Joan Steinberg, M.Ed. by email ([email protected]) or regular mail (ILD, 4 Militia Dr. Suite 20 Lexington, MA 02421).
Director of Educational Therapy: Joan Steinberg, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of ILD: Donna Kincaid, M.Ed.
Director of Institutes for Learning and Development: Dr. Lynn Meltzer
ILD and ResearchILD, 4 Militia Drive, Suite 20, Lexington, MA 02421


Part-time position available for a neuropsychologist or a clinical psychologist. The Institute for Learning and Development (ILD) is dedicated to transforming the lives of students with learning differences such as: dyslexia, ADHD, and executive function difficulties. We collaborate with parents, teachers, and other professionals to evaluate and teach students of all ages so they become strategic learners and attain unique pathways to success.

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Spend this Summer learning new marketing skills while supporting our community outreach activities. We are looking for an outgoing, communicative self-starter who has a passion for making a difference in the lives of students who learn differently, and develop your marketing and fundraising skills.

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Interning at ResearchILD was personally and professionally rewarding.  Growing up with learning challenges myself, I know how important this work is. The experience I had will certainly shape how I move forward in my career and in my life.   I had the opportunity to work on projects that allowed me to hone my current skills and develop some brand new skills. Every day was a new learning experience!