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SUMMARY OF REVIEW OF SPECIAL EDUCATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN ILLINOIS: CHILD FIND AND EVALUATIONS 2017-2018

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! 2019-2020 SCHEDULE OF EXHIBITS/DISPLAYS FOR LDA AS OF June 19, 2019 June 29, 2019 – Southwest Health Fair 2019 September …

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Nominate Someone for the 2020 Harrison Sylvester Award!

This award honors and recognizes an adult with learning disabilities who has shown a strong dedication and commitment to advancing the issues of adults with learning disabilities. It is the wish ...

Groups sue EPA for refusing to ban brain-damaging pesticide

Today, health and labor organizations sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for refusing to ban a widely used agricultural pesticide linked to damaging children’s brains and farmworker poisonings. “EPA has ...

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 ...