LDA has spent significant time discussing the major issues surfacing in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, currently known as No Child Left Behind). The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman, Lamar Alexander (R-TN), issued a draft bill which is expected to be acted on in the Committee in late February. Senator Alexander solicited public comments which were due on Monday, February 2. Read LDA’s comments here.
AT 101: Understanding and Advocating for Assistive Technology
Upcoming Webinar AT 101: Understanding and Advocating for Assistive Technology Presented by: Carolyn P. Phillips, Director of Tools for Life Join us on Thursday, September 18 at 7pm EST. Space…
Protecting Students with Disabilities: FAQs about Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities
What is Section 504? Section 504 is a federal law designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance from the…
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal
The latest issue (Volume 20, Issue 2) of, “Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal,” has recently been released. In this issue you will find a wide variety of articles that continue to expand our knowledge base on important topics in the field of learning disabilities. This issue is published by Sagamore Publishing for LDA . Grab a PDF of one of the current articles, find out more about the Journal and learn how to subscribe and receive a copy of this timely issue by clicking the title of this article or the image to the left.
To These Teachers, We Say THANKS!
In the spring of 2014, LDA began an “Honor Your Teacher” appeal. We asked our friends to give thanks to all of the great teachers that have touch their children’s…
- Adult Literacy
- Adults with Learning Disabilities
- LD/ADHD Basics
- Teaching Adults with LD
- Teaching Reading
Proven Methods for Adult Literacy Reading Programs
A well-trained teacher or tutor in an adult literacy program should be trained in at least three methods, including the multisensory approach, which has proven to be effective for adult…
Managing Social-Emotional Issues: For Adults with Learning Disabilities
Some guidelines for adults with learning disabilities: Managing (and perhaps mastering) the social-emotional aspects of living with a learning disability. It’s important to start out with the reminder that although…