Archives for May 2015

LDA Legislative News – May 2015

Grad Rate for Students with Disabilities Still Lags According to the 2015 Building a Grad Nation report, students with disabilities graduated high school in 2012-13 at a rate 20 percentage points below the national average.  While this is an increase of 2.9 points since 2010-11, this is still a startling gap when most students with disabilities, including students with specific learning disabilities, are in the regular classroom being taught the general education curriculum.   Produced annually for the last six years by the Alliance for Excellent Education, America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises, and the Everyone Graduates Center (Johns Hopkins University),… Read More »

President’s Message

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Nominating Committee Requests Recommendations for 2016-17 Officers and Board of Directors

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Reception Starts the Conference with Festivities

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Who Owns the Future? Employers Reflect on Jobs of the Future

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College Support Services and Student Self Advocacy

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Days of Summer Fun with Your Early Childhood Learner…

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Home Depot and Lowe’s Move to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals from Vinyl Flooring

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Final IDEA Maintenance of Effort Regulations Issued

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Across the States

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Graduating cadets in Zucker Family School of Education help lead S.C. organization to national recognition 

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In Memory of Janet Lerner

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Newest Affiliate on South Carolina College Campus

LDA is pleased to announce the formation of our newest local affiliate – the Student Learning Disabilities Association of The Citadel (SLDAC), an affiliate of LDA of South Carolina. Under the direction of their professor Tammy Graham, who is also a member of the LDA of South Carolina board, they wanted to promote awareness and support for the education of people with learning disabilities, their families, and those who teach them.  It is our hope that this local affiliate becomes a model for colleges and universities across the country.  For the full news release on the SLDAC chapter, please visit The Citadel’s website by clicking here.

Webinar: Help Your Child Stay on Track this Summer

Are you worried about what you can do to keep your child actively learning this summer? Not to mention keeping boredom away – every parent dreads hearing, “But, I’m bored! There’s nothing to do!” Join Jen Rawley and Ginny Simank for a timely webinar that will have you ahead of the curve when it comes to summer fun and learning.

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