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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

LDA Calls on Congressional Leaders

The members of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) call upon you to issue a bipartisan statement and take whatever action possible to address domestic terrorism as perpetrated by ...

LDA Legislative News – July|August 2017

House Committee Votes Deep Education Cuts Without the advantage of knowing first the total amount they have to spend for the next fiscal year, the House Labor-Health and Human Services-Education ...

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 ...