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LDA News

LDA COVID-19 Resources

LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities through support, education, and advocacy.  In response to remote learning, LDA has created this COVID-19 Resource…

    2020 Nancie Payne Fund Application

    We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Nancie Payne Grant Fund. The deadline to apply is October 31st. Eligibility to Apply:  All active LDA state affiliates,  local chapters, or…

    The Harrison Sylvester Award

    This award honors and recognizes an adult with learning disabilities who has shown a strong dedication and commitment to advancing the issues of adults with learning disabilities.  It is the…

    Letter to State Directors of Special Education

    As the start of the school year draws near, more and more school districts are determining that the safest option for the students and the professionals that serve them is to remain closed to in-person instruction. With the spread of the virus clearly not under control this is certainly understandable. What is less understandable is the continued delay of evaluations and reevaluations.