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


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 …


Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois 2020 Conference

Saturday, October 3, 2020 | 8:00 am Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel, 3000 Warrenville Rd, Lisle, IL | (630)505-1000

National News

LDA Remembers Martha Bernard

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Martha Bernard, 96, President of ACLD (now LDA) in 1973-74. Martha passed the morning of January 31, 2020 at home in ...

We’re Headed to Orlando! Are you Coming?

We are less than 30 days away from the LDA 57th International Conference! Are you ready to feel revived and rejuvenated with your fellow peers? We are so excited for ...

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 ...