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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

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 55th Annual International Conference

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Atlanta, GA

National News

Retailers to child care programs must act to provide non-toxic products, new report finds

Retailers selling directly to early care and education programs, including child care programs and Head Start, need to do more to screen out harmful chemicals, a new report to be ...

Regional Workshops 2017

Removing Roadblocks and Creating Pathways: Supporting Children with LD/ADHD in the Classroom and at Home LDA is proud to present two regional workshops with appropriate tracks for both Parents and ...

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 PersonnelĀ Info Sheet Introduction According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers and their human resource personnel are ...