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 Awards 2019 Scholarships

The Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas’ (LDAA) scholarship committee has selected the three recipients for the Ralph G. Norman Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to Arkansas residents with documented learning …

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 …

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National News

April Webinar: Military Special Needs Education Crisis

Military families with special needs children have unique challenges they face every day. This webinar presented by four military spouses will focus on the experience military families have with special ...

Make Your Voice Heard: CARES Act Threatens Educational Rights

Thank you for making your voice heard last week! Over 230 of you reached out to your Senators/Representatives through our Action Alert! Thanks to your action, LDA has learned that the ...

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 Comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

LDA has responded to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations on significant disproportionality. The Department proposed a complicated uniform mathematical calculation and expanded use of “early intervening” funds for ...