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 Arkansas (LDAA) is here to help! LDAA provides awareness of learning disabilities, research and public policy advocacy, parent and professional outreach, resource information, and scholarship opportunities for individuals with learning disabilities.

Affiliate News

LDAA President Advises Parents to Seek Early Intervention

Monitoring whether or not your child is meeting age-appropriate milestones is an important way to determine if their development is on track. If a child is not meeting his or …

2018 Ralph G. Norman Scholarship Winners

Caleb Carr, a 2018 graduate of Shiloh Christian School, will attend the University of Arkansas this fall. He plans to study civil engineering. “Caleb showed a tenacity for learning that …

A message from LDAA President Kaci Smith

As President of Arkansas LDA, it was my honor and privilege to represent our state at the National LDAA Conference held in February in Baltimore. There were over 150 sessions …

2017 Ralph G. Norman Scholarship Winners

The Ralph G. Norman Scholarship was recently awarded to three Arkansas students by the Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas. The scholarship is awarded annually to Arkansas residents with documented learning …

Events

LDAA Annual Conference – Practical Application of the Science of Reading

Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 7:30 am ACCESS Academy, 1500 N. Mississippi, Little Rock, AR

National News

Sen. Udall, Senate Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos Nationwide

MEDIA CONTACT: Maureen Swanson, Healthy Children Project Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America, 724.813.9684 Sen. Udall, Senate Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos Nationwide Legislation endorsed by Learning Disabilities Association ...

LDA Applauds Bipartisan Bills to fully fund IDEA

For decades a LDA legislative priority has been the full funding of IDEA. LDA wants to recognize and applaud Senators Van Hollen (D-MD) and Roberts (R-KS) and Representative Huffman (D-CA), ...

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 ...