Chartered in 1964 by a group
of concerned parents, the Association for Children with
Learning Disabilities was formed on behalf of children with
learning disabilities. Now known as the Learning
Disabilities Association of America. The association has
over 50,000 members and state chapters in all 50
states. The association serves parents, professionals, and
adults with learning disabilities.
disabilities occur in many forms... visual, auditory, motor
control, communication, logic, etc. Effective correction
must include a total approach to the educational,
physiological, psychological, and medical needs of the
child. LDA believes in the interdisciplinary approach to
these major goals:
research in neuro-physiological aspects of Learning
development of early detection programs.
a climate of public awareness and acceptance.
as an advocate.
regular and special education