Archives for September 2015

Adults with LD: Annzie Hine Story

Meet Annzie! Annzie Hines has learned how to use Assistive Technology (AT) to her advantage. Watch as Annzie and her mother, Harriet Hines, share Annzie’s story of using AT to help her gain confidence and pursue her dream of writing. Video courtesy of and permission granted by AMAC.

LDA Legislative News – September 2015

Government Shutdown Possibility Grows As this article is being written, there are thirteen days remaining until a possible government shutdown on the last day of Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 2015), September 30, 2015.  There is no plan right now to avoid this happening.  Much of what is going on hinges on some very conservative House members who insist any funding bill must include language to defund Planned Parenthood and prohibit certain abortion procedures.  In addition there are some members of Congress who believe the current budget caps are adequate, if not too generous.   The earliest the House could bring up… Read More »

2016 Airport Transportation

The major airport servicing Orlando is Orlando International Airport (MCO).  More than 40 scheduled airlines provide nonstop services from more than 100 U.S. and international destinations.  You can also access the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), located 18 miles northeast of Orlando and approximately 45 minutes from area attractions. Mears Motor Shuttle offers a convenient and affordable transfer between Orlando International Airport and the Orlando World Center Marriott.  LDA has negotiated a discounted rate for the conference. Download the coupon  and present it to the Mears Motor Shuttle agent to receive the conference discount of $4 off the round trip… Read More »

2016 Orlando World Center Marriott Information

All of LDA’s conference events will take place at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort, where your stay will be enriched with out-of-this-world services and stellar amenities.  This resort is near Walt Disney World® and allows leisure and business travelers to retreat to an environment ideal for unwinding and being productive. Experience this Orlando resort’s Falls Pool Oasis, featuring two 200-foot winding waterslides, a 90-foot speed slide, kid’s splash park and multiple pools. We are very pleased you will be joining us at LDA this year and look forward to seeing you soon. Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center… Read More »

2016 Conference Registration Fees

Online registration is open now. For budgeting purposes, the registration rates for 2016 will be as follows: Full 4 Day Registration Early Bird*:     LDA Member – $300            Non Member – $450 Regular:          LDA Member – $350            Non Member – $500 Student:           LDA Member – $110             Non Member – $160 Single Day Registration Early Bird*:     LDA Member – $175            Non Member – $225 Regular:          LDA Member – $200      … Read More »