Learn how ADHD is identified, the types of ADHD, treatments and accommodations, how ADHD co-occurs with LD, and more.
A Q&A with LDA CEO, attorney, and parent Cindy Cipoletti If you suspect your child has a learning disability, what should your first steps be? This would depend on how…
A Q&A with Mitchell Beres, President of LDA Virginia and a parent to two children with learning disabilities. Anthony would start asking the question, ‘Why me? What’s wrong with me?…
This guide from the International Dyslexia Association breaks down dysgraphia, and provides information on instructional activities and strategies to help individuals with dysgraphia, if dysgraphia occurs alone, and more.
In addition to 8 signs of a learning disability, this site has resources on specific learning disabilities as well.
This guide helps parents and educators to navigate using general terms like learning disabilities, and more specific terms like dyslexia, dysgraphia, or dyscalculia.
This publication from NASET breaks down the definition of learning disabilities, dispels common myths about learning disabilities, provides history of the field of learning disabilities, and more.
By Rae Jacobson, writer and content engagement specialist at the Child Mind Institute.
Last updated: 9/11/2018, National Institute of Health.
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed in December of 2015 and ESSA amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to provide funding to K-12 schools to ensure a quality public education for all students. ESSA authorizes funds for professional development, instructional materials, resources to support educational programs, and for promotion of parental involvement. ESSA replaced the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.