LDA of Florida

LDA is an organization of parents and professionals working to help students with disabilities succeed with a focus on prevention, early and effective intervention and a successful transition to adult life. Our goals are to insure that students with learning disabilities are well represented in the State of Florida accountability system and school choice initiatives. Our focus will be on helping to develop a system that helps our students succeed, gets their required funding and aligns the state, district, school and IEP Goals. To initiate a Healthy Childrens Project that helps the next generation to be born healthy and ready to succeed. To build a larger and more effective Learning Disabilities Association of Florida by serving both existing, prospective members and the community with value added programs from birth, through the school years and transition to college and careers.

Chartered in 1964 by a group of concerned parents, the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities was formed on behalf of children with learning disabilities. Now known as the Learning Disabilities Association of America. The association has over 50,000 members and state chapters in all 50 states.

The association serves parents and professionals with learning disabilities.

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Affiliate Contact: Kimberley Spire-Oh and Michelle Davis 
561-247-0221
Contact Email: LDAFL.info@gmail.com
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Affiliate News & Events

The 53rd Annual International Learning Disabilities Association Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida February 15-18, 2016. Join us to learn more about specific learning disabilities as well as what is happening specific to the laws in the state of Florida. For more information about registration visit the, LDA 53rd Annual International LDA Conference page.

Hope to see you in Orlando!

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LDA National News

  • #GetArsenicOut Campaign

    Did you know that there is arsenic in baby cereal?  Infant rice cereal has 6 times more arsenic than other kinds of infant cereal.  Any level of arsenic is dangerous and health risks include a link to learning disabilities in children. Brooks Applied Labs* in Bothell, WA tested more than 100 samples of infant rice. The report found that overall, oatmeal, barley, buckwheat, organic quinoa, wheat and rice-free multigrain baby cereals contained much lower amounts of inorganic arsenic than rice cereals. What can parents do now? Avoid infant rice cereal and choose oatmeal or multigrain cereal instead. If you need to eat rice… Read More »

    Atlanta Here We Come!

    by Ann Kornblet, 2018 General Conference Chair Atlanta here we come!! One of LDA’s favorite conference venues is ready to once again host the International Conference. All activities will be held at the Hilton Atlanta in beautiful downtown Atlanta. Many thanks to LDA Program Co-Chairs, Jennifer Harkins and Loreena Parks, the Program Committee members and LDA Committees for putting together the very best Program yet! 150 sessions are offered over four days.  Hats off to LDA of Georgia President, Joan Teach, and the hard- working Georgia volunteers.  They have worked to bring you the southern hospitality Atlanta is known for… Read More »

    [LDA Action Alert] Tell Your Senators to VOTE NO on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

    Background: On November 16, the House of Representatives passed its version of a tax bill. Now the Senate is finalizing its own version. Both bills are extremely damaging because they: Increase the deficit significantly to provide tax cuts that disproportionately benefit the wealthiest Americans and corporations. May trigger cuts in mandatory programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, and Supplemental Security Income – including also possibly eliminating the Vocational Rehabilitation State Grant program – if there aren’t enough savings in required program cuts to offset the increased deficit. The Senate bill is worse than the House bill in one significant way: It… Read More »

    LDA Signs on as a Friend-of-the-Court in LSAT Accommodations Case

    The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) has signed on as an amicus (friend-of-the-court) in a brief filed by Jo Anne Simon, PC, on November 3, 2017 with the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Read More >>

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