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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 Remembers Martha Bernard

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Martha Bernard, 96, President of ACLD (now LDA) in 1973-74. Martha passed the morning of January 31, 2020 at home in ...

We’re Headed to Orlando! Are you Coming?

We are less than 30 days away from the LDA 57th International Conference! Are you ready to feel revived and rejuvenated with your fellow peers? We are so excited for ...

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 ...