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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

LDAA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2021 – NEW ORLEANS

Come to New Orleans in February 2021 LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities through support, education, and advocacy. LDA believes everyone can …

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 …

Events

LDA 58th International Conference in New Orleans!!

Thursday, February 18, 2021 Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

National News

LDA Raises Concerns over IDEA and Section 504 Waivers to Secretary Betsy DeVos

With schools moving to online instruction or closing for an extended period of time, there is a concern for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities like dyslexia, who receive services ...

April Webinar: Military Special Needs Education Crisis

Military families with special needs children have unique challenges they face every day. This webinar presented by four military spouses will focus on the experience military families have with special ...

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 Comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

LDA has responded to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations on significant disproportionality. The Department proposed a complicated uniform mathematical calculation and expanded use of “early intervening” funds for ...