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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


Over the last 8 months, select members of a subcommittee, some of whom are members of the Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois, have reviewed Illinois School District policies and procedures, …

LDAIL in the Community

Stop by the LDA booth/table and get information and say hello! 2018-2019 SCHEDULE OF EXHIBITS/DISPLAYS FOR LDA AS OF AUGUST 5, 2018   AUGUST 1, 2018—SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, STATE DIRECTORS OF …


2019 LDA Illinois Conference

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 8:30 am Held at the Gibson Electric Technologies & Solutions Corporate Conference Center, 3100 Woodcreek Drive, Downers Grove, IL

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 ...

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), ...

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 ...

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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 ...