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Focus on ADHD Conference: Registration is now open!

Early Bird Registration ends December 20, 2019! ADHD Conference Registration Options Early Bird: $149 (valid until December 20, 2019) Standard Registration: $199 Three or more attendees: $135 Student: $75 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Russell A. Barkley …

Holistic Approach to Inclusivity

Schedule:   8:00-8:30 am Registration 8:30-10:00 am Speaker: Georgia Stevenson Holmes 10:00-10:15 Break 10:15-11:15 Speaker: Dr. Margaret Flores 11:15-12:30 pm Lunch in Café (Please pick up voucher to receive your …

River Region Disability Expo- May 2nd 2019

  The Learning Disabilities Association of Alabama was a vendor at the 4th annual River Region Disability Expo held on May 2nd and hosted at the Alcazar Shriner’s Temple in …

Response to Intervention Workshop at Faulkner University

Required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Response to Intervention (RtI) is one of the multi-faceted approaches to identifying educational interventions that assist students.  “Response to Intervention (RTI) …

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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 ...