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

Groups sue EPA for refusing to ban brain-damaging pesticide

Today, health and labor organizations sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for refusing to ban a widely used agricultural pesticide linked to damaging children’s brains and farmworker poisonings. “EPA has ...

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 ...

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 ...