Archives for May 2014

LDA President’s Message

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Nominating Committee Seeks Recommendations for 2015-2016 Officers and Board of Directors

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Universal Design – How do Students with Learning Disabilities Benefit?

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House Committee Passes Bipartisan Bills

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Resounding Victory for Law School Applicants with Disabilities: Settlement in Disability Discrimination Case against LSAC

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Membership/Affiliate Support Committee

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Across the States

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Performing a College Campus Accessibility Audit

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So You Want to Make a Difference: Run for Your School Board

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Early Childhood Committee Targets National Concerns

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Video Games Might Help Kids with Dyslexia Learn to Read

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Parents: Be Aware of the “Shrink Wrap” of Instruction Time

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The Third-Grade Reader

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LDA Asks Retailers to “Mind the Store”

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Be Prepared for an Emergency. Be Red Cross Ready!

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In Memory of Jane W. Blalock, 1939 – 2014

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Keep it Green with LDA!

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Support LDA

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LDA Legislative News – May 2014

Appropriators Hope for Return to Regular Order In the congressional appropriations (spending/funding) process, “regular order” means passing bills through subcommittee and full committee and then passage on the floor of the House or Senate.  This orderly process of determining spending for the next federal fiscal year (FY) has been out of whack for quite a few years.  Now Senate Appropriations Chairman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) have stated they are determined to return to regular order for Fiscal Year 2015, which begins on October 1, 2014.  LDA follows most closely the Labor-Health and Human Services-Education… Read More »

To These Teachers, We Say THANKS!

In the spring of 2014, LDA began an “Honor Your Teacher” appeal.  We asked our friends to give thanks to all of the great teachers that have touch their children’s live or even their own and made a lasting impact.   Here are their special messages:   Kristin Malock, Washington Elementary School, Pennsylvania “Mrs. Malock made my daughter want to go to school every day! She was truly an inspiration in my child’s education!” — Mary-Clare Claire Richardson, Western Branch Middle School, Virginia “Claire has five of her own children and teaches SPED (children with LD). Her daughter Kaitlya just graduated… Read More »

Honor a Teacher Today!

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