News

Governor appoints first Teachers Cabinet, Seeking Nominations

Gov. Reynolds appoints first Teachers Cabinet (DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on Thursday she is appointing her first Governor’s Teachers Cabinet to give teachers a more prominent voice …

Understood IEP Binder Building Parties

Understood.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free resources and support to parents and caregivers of children with learning & attention issues, is hosting IEP Binder Building Workshops at locations …

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 …

Seeking Board Members
Seeking Board Members

LDA of Iowa is seeking dedicated persons to serve on the Iowa board of directors who are passionate about improving the quality of life for individuals with learning disabilities and their …

Scholarship Announcement

Congratulations to the recipients of LDA-IA 2017-18 scholarships!  About our scholarships

Remembering Marvin Van Sickle

Long-time LDA-IA supporter Marvin “Marv” Van Sickle passed away on May 4, 2017. Services were held May 9th in Indianola. He is survived by his wife, Barb, four children and …

The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education Student

School districts must give students with disabilities the chance to make meaningful, “appropriately ambitious” progress, the Supreme Court said Wednesday in an 8-0 ruling…The decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas …

ASK Resource Center’s 2017 Iowa Summer Camp List

Summer is all about having FUN, and ASK Resource Center wants to make it easier for Iowa kids with disabilities to access all the summer fun their hearts desire! Whether …

Iowa touts early warning literacy system, but questions remain

In a press conference on Thursday, March 9th, officials from the Iowa Department of Education released new information on Iowa’s statewide “early warning” literacy system, drawing attention to the improved …