Our Mission

The NACD Foundation is an international organization that exists to create, gather, evaluate, and disseminate information and procedures relative to human development.

The mission of The Foundation is to educate parents and communities in order to create a better understanding of human development; provide financial support to families who want to help their children achieve their innate potential; and support the efforts of the National Association for Child Development in continuing to research and create new methodologies to further the field of human development.

The vision of The Foundation is to help the children and thereby change the world.

Your tax-deductible gift will help us reach our goals and continue our valuable programs for those in need. If you are able to assist our cause, please make a donation below.


Current Projects

The NACD Foundation has created the following projects to help our families and kids with special needs achieve the goals and success they are striving for.


Helping those who want to help themselves

Simply Smarter

Dedicated to improving focus & memory

Biomedical Research & Development

Advancing treatment of children with issues

Exceptional Entrepreneurs

Small business models for young adults

The NACD Foundation Board of Trustees

  • Robert J. Doman, Jr. – Founder/Chairman
  • Julian Neil, Ph.D.
  • Ellen Doman
  • Laird Doman
  • John Nordstrom

NACD Foundation Medical/Professional Advisory Board

  • Majid Ali, M.D.
  • Kalyanaraman Balaji M.D.
  • Susan J. Daley, M.D.
  • Bruce K. Eagleson, M.D.
  • Steven Evans, D.D.S.
  • John M. Guynn, J.D.
  • Hilary Hicks, PharmD
  • Crystal Imperato D.O.
  • Ran Linn, M.D.
  • Ralph Manning, Esq.
  • Micheal Molitor, M.D.
  • J. Spencer Mooney, M.D.
  • Micheal D. Neel, M.D.
  • Julian Neil, Ph.D.
  • Susan Nettleton, M.D.
  • Eric Plasker, D.C.
  • Gal Richter-Levin, Ph.D.
  • William Shaw, Ph.D.
  • Emmanuel Tsourounakis, D.C.
  • Jifunza Wright, M.D.
  • Moshe Zeidner, Ph.D.