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.
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.
Join LDA Today!The Learning Disabilities Association of America believes that every person with learning disabilities can succeed in school, at work, in relationships, and within the community when provided the right supports and the right opportunities.
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LDA 53rd Annual International Conference
Plan ahead for Orlando!Bring family, friends and co-workers to Orlando to learn & discover how we can advocate & work together to create new opportunities for children & adults with learning disabilities.
2016 Call for ProposalsLearning Disabilities Association of America is seeking submissions for the 2016 Conference to be held in Orlando, FL February 15-18, 2016. Anyone wishing to present a paper, conduct a workshop, provide an informational session, or make a formal presentation is invited to submit a proposal.
If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability – or have learning disabilities yourself – you are not alone.
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.
2016 Call for Papers Open
Learning Disabilities Association of America is seeking submissions for the 2016 Conference to be held in Orlando, FL February 15-18, 2016. Anyone wishing to present a paper, conduct a workshop, provide an informational session, or make a formal presentation is invited to submit a proposal.
Over the last dozen years, more than 30 states have passed third grade reading laws. These laws set standards on how well students must be performing in reading to move on to fourth grade. In most states, these laws apply to all students, including students with learning and attention issues who are struggling with reading. Recognizing this, LDA and NCLD came together to create an infographic and a set of best practices to help parents and policymakers make informed decisions about third grade reading laws and better understand the issue of grade retention. Take a look at the Infographic on… Read More »
HEALTH, FIREFIGHTER, CONSUMER AND SCIENCE GROUPS SEEK BAN ON HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS WITH TOXIC CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS
LDA, with the American Academy of Pediatrics, Consumers Union, International Association of Firefighters, and other national groups, filed a petition asking the Consumer Products Safety Commission to ban four categories of products if they contain any of a certain class of flame retardant chemicals. These chemicals are harmful to children’s brain development; LDA calls on the CPSC to protect our families from toxic flame retardants! Earthjustice has published the release to our site. It is now live. The release includes a link to the petition in case you need an electronic version to share. http://earthjustice.org/news/press/2015/health-firefighter-consumer-and-science-groups-seek-ban-on-household-products-with-toxic-chemical-flame
President’s Report to the Board February 17, 2015 2014-15 has been a busy year — lots of listening, learning and action. Here are a few of the highlights. Our Team: We have a knowledgeable and dedicated 21-member board of directors, an outstanding 7-member executive committee, eighteen remarkable committees with over 100 volunteers, and an extraordinary 10-member Professional Advisory Board. That does not take into account the work of the 41 state and local affiliates who engage countless volunteers. I know the phrase “boots on the ground” is used a lot these days. Borrowing from that theme, I would like to… Read More »