LDA Today - November/December 2018

In this issue...

  • President's Message
  • Executive Director's Message
  • Fort Worth Conference Overview
  • 2019 Conference Keynote Speaker, Anne Ford
  • What the Midterms Mean for LDA
  • Candidates for 2019 LDA Officers and Board Members
  • Checking in on Your Child’s IEP or 504 Plan
  • An Interview with 2019 Conference Speaker, Jim Russell
  • Buybuy BABY got a D grade on the Mind the Store Retailer Report card two years in a row.

President’s Message

LDA’s President provides an update on some very positive things that are happening with LDA — and an invite to join us at the LDA of America annual conference in Fort Worth — where there will be many excellent speakers and panel discussions and where the Board of Directors will be working on future plans…Read More »

Giving Thanks. A Message from LDA’s Executive Director

As we are fully entrenched in the holiday season and are approaching a new year, I want to express my gratitude for your support of LDA and the work you do on behalf of those with learning disabilities. As LDA’s Executive Director, I have been heartened by the membership of this organization. Over the many years I have been at LDA, I’ve witnessed a level of commitment to a cause that is unrivaled in any other association. I have seen compassionate service rendered to hundreds of families who have contacted LDA for guidance and resources. I’ve spoken with individuals with… Read More »

What’s Coming Up in Fort Worth?

With the holidays approaching and the anticipation of New Year comes renewed excitement for LDA’s Annual International Conference! The 2019 Conference takes us right into the “heart of Texas” on February 18-21, as we gather at the beautiful, state-of-the-art Omni Hotel in historic downtown Fort Worth. This year’s nationally known keynote speakers open with author Anne Ford who will share hope through her experiences as a parent and former chairman of the Board for the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Developmental pediatrician, Dr. Eric Tridas, will present a practical way of looking at individuals with learning and behavioral differences while Dr.… Read More »

LDA Conference Keynote Speaker: Anne Ford

Anne Ford, the granddaughter of Henry Ford, discusses her challenging experiences as a mother and how she refused to accept an initial diagnosis on her daughter and chose to be a Make The Difference Mom – at the Fort Worth Conference, Beth McGaw, the LDA President, and Anne Ford, will be presenting in a unique conversational format…Read More »

What the Midterms Mean for LDA

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Candidates for 2019 LDA Officers and Board Members

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Checking in on Your Child’s IEP or 504 Plan

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LDA Conference Speaker: Jim Russell

Jim Russell, who has done a Ted Talk on twice-exceptional students, provides a preview of his talk. Too often these students do not get the attention they need to succeed and Jim shares an inspiring message…Read More »

Buybuy BABY got a D grade on the Mind the Store Retailer Report card two years in a row

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