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HB 366 May Prevent Parents from Having Self-Selected Advocates

HB 3466 is moving through the Texas legislature. This bill requires a training course for persons serving as special education representatives or advocates at an IEP. This may prevent parents from …

Retailers – It’s Time to Get Toxic Chemicals Out!

The 2021 annual report card scoring retailer actions on toxic chemicals is now live. About 2/3 of the companies have made progress over the last year. And because companies heard …

Rachel Krueger Named to LDA Board of Directors

LDA Texas is proud to announce that Rachel Krueger, our current President, has been elected to the National Board at the 2021 Annual Meeting in February. Rachel will serve a 3-year …

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 …

Big Win – McDonald’s Agrees to Remove PFAS from Packaging!

LDA helps protect you from toxic PFAS chemicals From LDA of America’s Healthy Children Project Director, Tracy Gregoire LDA of Texas partnered with LDA of America, the Mind the Store campaign, and …

LDA 58th Annual International Conference – We’re going virtual!

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 succeed at school, at work, in relationships, …

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 …

#GetArsenicOut Campaign

  Did you know that there is arsenic in baby cereal?  Infant rice cereal has 6 times more arsenic than other kinds of infant cereal.  Any level of arsenic is …