“The four purposes of the law articulated a compelling national mission to improve access to education for children with disabilities. Changes implicit in the law included efforts to (a) improve how children with disabilities were identified and educated, (b) evaluate the success of these efforts, and (c) provide due process protections for children and families. In addition, the law authorized financial incentives to enable states and localities to comply with P.L. 94-142.” Click emblem to read more.
Did You Know? 60% of adults with severe literacy problems have undetected or untreated learning disabilities**
Keynote Speakers have been announced - Join us in Orlando in February! * February 15th – Lisa Dieker, Professor and Lockheed Martin Eminent Scholar at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL * February 16th – Douglas Fuchs, Professor and Nicholas Hobbs Chair in Special Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN * February 17th – Don Deshler is a professor in the School of Education and (former) director of the Center for Research on Learning (CRL) at the University of Kansas and Sean J. Smith is a professor in the School of Education, University of Kansas CLICK THE IMAGE FOR MORE DETAILS

Specific Learning Disabilities

LDA Membership

LDA Membership

The Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) believes that every person with learning disabilities can succeed in school, at work, in relationships, and within the community–when provided the right supports and the right opportunities.