If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability – or have learning disabilities yourself – you are not alone.

The good news is that the Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa is here to help! Since 1968, LDA-IA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make LDA the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.

Affiliate News

UNI’s new cohort: Master’s in Special Education – Consultation Emphasis

Support excellence in services for students eligible for special education with your leadership and skills.  Announcing a new cohort for a Master’s in Special Education – Consultation Emphasis beginning in …

LDA-IA Scholarship Announcement

Every year, the Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa awards scholarships to Iowa seniors enrolling in a post-secondary (college, vocational, or fifth-year) educational program in the fall of 2018.  We are …

Events

LDA-IA Board of Directors Meeting: July 21, 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 9:30 am LDA-IA Office, 5665 Greendale Rd., Ste. D, Johnston | 515-280-8558

LDA-IA Board of Directors Meeting: September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 9:30 am LDA-IA Office, 5665 Greendale Rd., Ste. D, Johnston | 515-280-8558

National News

LDA Opposes Delay in Implementation of Department of Education’s Guidelines

LDA recently submitted a letter in response to the U.S. Department of Education's proposal to delay implementation of guidelines for public schools for identifying, monitoring and addressing disproportionality in special ...

DIY Shouldn’t Be Deadly!

This week, LDA and 16 LDA state affiliates, along with partner organizations, sent a letter urging Lowe’s to take swift action to protect people from methylene chloride and N-methyl pyrrolidone (NMP), toxic ...

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 ...