2015 Youth Achievement Award

2014 Youth Achievement Award

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Nominations are now open for the 2014 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award. This $1,000 award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. It will be given to a student 19 or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field—including art, music, science, math, athletics or community service. Honorable Mentions will also be awarded.

The award will be presented at the organization’s annual benefit on the evening of Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. Transportation and hotel accommodations will be provided for the winning student and his/her parents.

The application may be submitted by parents, teachers, coaches, mentors or students themselves. Please submit the application and documentation by the contest deadline of January 31, 2014 to Smart Kids with LD, 38 Kings Highway North, Westport, CT 06880. For information, contact us via email at

Download the 2014 Youth Achievement Award application form here