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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

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A TX Spotlight on the Newest LDA TX Board Member

Meet Our Newest Board Member: Dr. Anneke Schreuder Anneke was trained as a pediatrician while she was a part-time teacher of physics and anatomy for student nurses. She did her …

Texas CAC: Winter 2021

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires each state to “establish and maintain an advisory panel for the purpose of providing policy guidance with respect to special education and …

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Public Policy & Advocacy Actions – February 2021

Learn about LDA’s latest public policy and advocacy actions that impact individuals with learning disabilities including the latest happenings in Congress, federal and state agencies, at the state and local…

Join Us For Virtual Meetings To Create New State Affiliates!

LDA is hosting virtual meetings to form new state affiliates, and is seeking interested parents, educators, school psychologists, and advocates to participate! Join the meeting to learn about the benefits…

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