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Regulations implementing the 2004 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act "allow a parent to request an initial evaluation at any time to determine if a child is a child with a disability. The use of response to intervention strategies cannot be used to delay or deny the provision of a full and individual evaluation...to a child suspected of having a disability..." Excerpt from a Letter to the State Directors of Special Education from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, January 21, 2011

Affiliate News

Introducing our new LDA Texas Healthy Children’s Project Outreach Coordinator!

Pam Smith is the new LDA Texas Outreach Coordinator for the Healthy Children’s Project (HCP), an entity of the Learning Disabilities Association, designed to help get toxic chemicals out of …

Same Name, New Leadership!

LDA of Texas has changed leadership in 2017. We are so appreciative for those who came before us—LaNelle Gallagher, Jean Keuker, JoEllen Barnard and Steve Erwin who kept this organization …

Events

LDA Affiliate Workshop

Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 8:00 am Region 10 Education Service Center Richardson TX, 904 Abrams Rd,, Richardson

LDA 55th Annual International Conference

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Atlanta, GA

National News

Project TENDR Featured in JAMA Pediatrics

Lead poisoning affects children in communities throughout the country; even low levels of lead can harm brain development, and result in learning disabilities and attention problems. The good news is ...

Groups Appeal EPA’s Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide

MEDIA CONTACT: Maureen Swanson, Healthy Children Project Director, Project TENDR Co-Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America Chlorpyrifos is linked to long-term damage in children’s developing brains Pittsburgh, PA (June 6, 2017) ...

Feature Articles

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 ...

Pre- and Post-Job Offer Questions: Guidance for Employers and Human Resource Personnel

Download/Print Pre- and Post-Job Offer Questions: Guidance for Employers and Human Resource Personnel Info Sheet Introduction According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers and their human resource personnel are ...