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Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

The Learning Disabilities Association of America is a non-profit grassroots, voluntary membership organization that was formed in 1964 by parents and professionals who were determined to combat the serious and lifelong effects of specific learning disabilities. LDA currently has approximately 20,000 members organized into 200+ state and local affiliates. LDA is dedicated to identifying causes and promoting prevention of learning disabilities and to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families by encouraging effective identification and intervention, fostering research, and protecting their rights under the law. LDA seeks to accomplish this through awareness, advocacy, empowerment, education, service and collaborative efforts. LDA believes that every person with learning disabilities can succeed in school, at work, in relationships, and within the community when provided the right opportunities.

For more information, visit http://www.ldanatl.org/


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