58th Annual international conference / february 18-21, 2021 / new orleans, la

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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…

In Wake of the Coronavirus, LDA Offers Advice for Students with Learning Disabilities as Schools Move to Online Instruction or Extended Closings

With schools moving to online instruction or closing for an extended period of time, there is a concern for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities like dyslexia, who receive services through an IEP or Section 504 Plan.

The Learning Disabilities Association of America has made its experts available to answer questions that concerned parents and educators have about how remote learning will affect a student with a learning disability. Read More »

Learning Disabilities Association of America Supports the READ Act

The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) applauds U.S. Representatives Chrissie Houlahan (D-PA) and Bruce Westerman (R-AR) on introducing the READ Act (Reading Early and Addressing Dyslexia Act). The bipartisan READ Act, modeled after a Pennsylvania program, creates a federal grant program for states to establish three-year early literacy and dyslexia pilots using evidence-based screening, evidence-based instruction, and intervention for students found to be at risk for early reading deficiencies and dyslexia. Read More »