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.

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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 …

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Learning Disabilities Association Announces New Executive Director

The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is pleased to announce Cynthia Cipoletti, JD, has been named Executive Director of the nonprofit devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating for individuals ...

Myths Create Misunderstanding about Learning Disabilities

Poor diet, too much television, and kids “just being lazy” are not causes of learning disabilities, although one-third of the respondents in a recent study thought these were accurate. During ...

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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 ...