LDA Annual International Conference
Online Registration is OPEN! Register now to get early bird pricing!Over 200 sessions | Bookstore | Exhibit Hall | Keynote Speakers
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Shop Amazon SmileWhile everyone is busy shopping at this time of year - or all year round - LDA can now benefit from those who shop online at Amazon.com. AmazonSmile Foundation will donate a portion of your purchases to benefit LDA.
Healthy Children ProjectLearning Disabilities Association of America created the Healthy Children Project to raise awareness, promote policies and practices, and to build a nationwide network of LDA members to protect children's health and reduce toxic exposures.
STRESS!! The Missing Piece of the LD/ADHD Puzzle.Clinical Neuropsychologist and Harvard Medical School faculty member Dr. Jerome (Jerry) Schultz will explore the impact of stress on learning and behavior in students with learning disabilities and associated ADHD.
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary JournalCommitted to the study of learning disabilities through all stages of life, this journal provides the most current information on research, practice, theory, issues, and trends to broaden understanding and improve quality of life.
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The good news is that the Learning Disabilities Association of America is here to help! Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make LDA the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.
Exhibit at the 2016 Conference
Do you want to reach out to educators, parents, administrators, and others who work with Learning Disabilities? Explore options for sponsorship, advertising and exhibiting at our annual conference.
It is with a very heavy heart that LDA announces the passing of our President and fearless leader, Nancie Payne. Nancie, who would have finished up her two-year term as President during our Orlando Conference next month, died December 27th after a courageous six-year battle with cancer. Over the years, Nancie served at various levels in LDA, including being a member of the Professional Advisory Board, as well as serving on several committees such as Adult Topics (Chair), Conference Program (Chair twice), Finance (Chair), and Support Services. She also served on the Board of the LDA of Washington state affiliate. She embodied… Read More »
ESEA Moves Toward Final Action After numerous attempts over several years, Congress appears ready to finalize the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). ESEA, first enacted in 1965 to provide compensatory education for minority and low-income children, has grown to include educator preparation, education for English language learners, and other aspects of a well-rounded K-12 education. Congressional leaders hope to complete work on the latest version of this important law by the end of the calendar year. A conference committee of members of the House and Senate education committees met in late November to reach agreement on… Read More »
The 40th anniversary of the passage of Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), will be on November 29th. On that date in 1975, President Gerald Ford signed the significant piece of legislation into law. Many of LDA’s pioneer members were instrumental in lobbying for the bill in the years it took for introduction, amendments, acceptance and finally passage by Congress. “The four purposes of the law articulated a compelling national mission to improve access to education for children with disabilities. Changes implicit in the law included efforts to… Read More »