LDA of Kentucky

The Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, Inc. is a non-profit organization of individuals with learning differences and attention difficulties, their parents, educators, and other service providers. This organization has been a continuous voice in this state for those who learn differently since 1966.

    The goals of LDA are:
  • to embrace the challenge to educate the general public on the characteristics of learning disability, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, etc.
  • to support parents of the individuals with learning differences through information sharing and support.
  • to make available to professionals information that will assist them as service providers; and
  •  to provide direct services that will assist those who learning differently become more productive, independent, and self-motivated contributors to society.
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2210 Goldsmith Lane #118
Louisville, KY 40218

Affiliate Contact:
 
877-587-1256
Contact Email: info@ldaofky.org
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Affiliate News & Events

October

October 24, 2013: Support Group for Adults with LD and Parents of Children with ADHD/ADD —- LDA of KY Board Room- 2210 Goldsmith Lane, #118 — 7:00PM.

December

December 5, 2013: Support Group for Adults with LD and Parents of Children with ADHD/ADD —- LDA of KY Board Room- 2210 Goldsmith Lane, #118 — 7:00PM.

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LDA National News

  • Sen. Udall, Senate Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos Nationwide

    MEDIA CONTACT: Maureen Swanson, Healthy Children Project Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America, 724.813.9684 Sen. Udall, Senate Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos Nationwide Legislation endorsed by Learning Disabilities Association of America, one of the plaintiffs fighting Chlorpyrifos in the courts Washington, DC (March 28, 2019) – A day after President Trump’s EPA once again argued for delaying its own ban of chlorpyrifos in court, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) introduced the Protect Children, Families and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act, legislation that would ban the dangerous chemical. The Learning Disabilities Association of America calls on Congress to act swiftly to pass… Read More »

    LDA Applauds Bipartisan Bills to fully fund IDEA

    For decades a LDA legislative priority has been the full funding of IDEA. LDA wants to recognize and applaud Senators Van Hollen (D-MD) and Roberts (R-KS) and Representative Huffman (D-CA), Senate and House bill sponsors, as well as their co-sponsors, who have just introduced bipartisan bills to fully fund the IDEA (S. 866 and H.R. 1878). Call or email your Senators and your Representative. Tell them you are a constituent and a member of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, and that you support these bills! If your senators and representative have not yet signed on as co-sponsors, ask them… Read More »

    LDA Condemns Fraud in College Admissions Testing Accommodations

    Pittsburgh, PA, March 12, 2019. Today the FBI announced an investigation, code-named Operation Varsity Blues, that uncovered a network of wealthy parents who paid thousands of dollars to a college-admissions private counselor to boost their children’s chances of gaining entrance into elite colleges. The U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling stating, “There can be no separate college admission for wealthy, and I will add there will not be a separate criminal justice system either.” The investigation also revealed that the counselor facilitated the cheating by instructing parents “to seek extended time for their children on college entrance exams, which included having the… Read More »

    LDA’s Healthy Children Project Director: Pa. children deserve better than Andrew Wheeler in the EPA

    LDA’s Healthy Children Project Director, Maureen Swanson, was recently featured in The Philadelphia Enquirer Editorial / Opinion pieces on recent happenings with the Environmental Protection Agency and why our children deserve better. Read the article here…

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