If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability – or have learning disabilities yourself – you are not alone.

The good news is that the Learning Disabilities Association of America is here to help! Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make LDA the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.

Affiliate News

NC Policy Watch Reports on “the biggest education story you’ve never heard of”

NC Policy Watch reports on the changes to the NC Policies and LDA-NC’s civil rights complaint.

North Carolina Eliminates a Psychological Evaluation as part of a Comprehensive Evaluation for a Learning Disability

In February 2016 the State Board of Education voted to change the North Carolina special education rules (the NC Policies). One part of these changes to the NC Policies removes …

Events

UNC Burnett Seminars

Monday, November 6, 2017 | 1:00 pm UNC Chapel Hill George Watts Hill Alumni Center

National News

LDA Partners with Kula Causes to make your shopping count for LDA

ATLANTA, GA and PITTSBURGH, PA – The Learning Disabilities Association of America (“LDA”), which offers support for parents, educators, adults with LD and professionals at the national level as well as ...

Toxic Chemicals in Macaroni and Cheese?!

Toxic chemicals called “phthalates” can harm babies' brain development and were found in macaroni and cheese powder and in other cheese products! In fact, phthalates were found in eight of ...

Feature Articles

Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

When parents and educators use the same terms to describe a child’s challenges, it’s easier for them to communicate and work together. Parents and educators may have different opinions about ...

LDA Exclusive Information

The membership newsletter, LDA Today, offers more information not found on the LDA website. To gain access to this exclusive content and be in the know about current legislation, educational ...