Welcome to NAASLN – the only association for those who serve adults with special learning needs.layer2

NAASLN members include educators, trainers, employers, and human service providers.




► NAASLN is an e-community association that offers members a centralized hub of information, professional development, technical assistance, communication on issues and trends, and advocacy initiatives on behalf of adults with special learning needs.

► NAASLN is committed to ensuring and expanding opportunities for adults with special learning needs to become successful and productive lifelong learners.

► NAASLN provides its services through the use of technology, collaborative partnerships, dissemination of relevant information and research, circulation of best practices, national and regional conferences, and creative networking with organizations and individuals.

NAASLN Special Interest Groups include:

  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

  • Vision, Hearing, and Specific Disabilities

  • Learning Differences, Difficulties and Disabilities

  • Youth and Adult Corrections

  • Employment

  • Test Accommodations

  • Technology

  • At-Risk Youth Transition Programs

  • Systemic Program Shifts

  • Multiple Specific Learning Needs


Join NAASLN Today and Benefits Begin Immediately

  • Professional Development – Free NAASLN Webinars – Members Only will receive first notice of all new webinars

  • Leadership Opportunities – Serve on the NAASLN Board of Directors, Committees, or as a NAASLN State Representative

  • Networking Opportunities – Connect with Professionals and Paraprofessionals serving Adults with Special Learning Needs

  • Technical and professional support from NAASLN Board and members

  • Timely and relevant advocacy initiatives and public policy updates

  • Voting privileges that help determine NAASLN leadership


Easy, Fast ONLINE registration

  • Become a NAASLN member

  • Register for upcoming webinars


NAASLN is a 501C(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.