The Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas is a non-profit, volunteer organization of individuals, professionals and parents of children with learning disabilities. We are dedicated to defining and empowering individuals affected by learning disabilties through education, advocacy and legislation.
LDAA is a state affiliate of the Learning Disabilities Association of America and was chartered in 1963.
LDAA provides 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 LDAA the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.
LDAA hosts free monthly seminars that are open to anyone who cares for individuals who have learning disabilities. In addition, LDAA provides area schools, churches and other organizations with our educational learning disability simulation workshops, where we engage participants in activities designed to replicate expeiriences from the perspectives of individuals who have learning disabilities.
Difficulty with basic reading and language skills are the most common learning disabilities. As many as 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have reading problems.