Are you a person with learning disabilities, a parent of a child with learning disabilities, a professional working with individuals with learning disabilities, or an interested party visiting our web site? LDA of Texas welcomes you!

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

LDA of Texas Needs You!

  We are asking for your assistance. We need committed individuals who desire to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with learning disabilities. We are seeking …

Core Selective Evaluation Process in Texas: a Primer

Edward Schultz, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the West College of Education at Midwestern State University in Witchita Falls, TX. In addition to teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses …

Events

Student Success Academy: Learning Disabilities and How to Address Them: SAVE THE DATE

Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 8:00 am Region 20 Education Service Center, 1314 Hines, San Antonio, TX

LDA 56th Annual International Conference

Monday, February 18, 2019 Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX

National News

DIY Shouldn’t Be Deadly!

This week, LDA and 16 LDA state affiliates, along with partner organizations, sent a letter urging Lowe’s to take swift action to protect people from methylene chloride and N-methyl pyrrolidone (NMP), toxic ...

National experts in education, child care and children’s health issue joint call to get lead out of schools and child care facilities, which enroll more than 66 million children in the U.S.

The report, “Eliminating Lead Risks in Schools and Child Care Facilities,” outlines strategies to ensure lead-free learning environments and prevent risks to significant numbers of children across the country. The ...

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 ...