About LDA of Iowa

LDA of Iowa

The Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa (LDA-IA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides information, referral, and support to individuals state wide. LDA-IA is an affiliate of the Learning Disabilities Association of America.

Learn more about the history of the organization here.


The Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa is dedicated to identifying causes and promoting prevention of learning disabilities and to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families by:

  • Encouraging effective identification and intervention,
  • Fostering research, and
  • Protecting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities under the law.


  • All individuals with learning disabilities are empowered to thrive and to participate fully in society;
  • The incidence of learning disabilities is reduced by appropriate prevention practices; and
  • Learning disabilities are universally understood and effectively addressed.

Board of Directors

Dedicated parents, educators, and professionals from all over the state volunteer to serve on our Board of Directors.