Learning Disabilities Association of America


About Us

Learn how a group of parents and professionals started LDA and led the push for passage of the first federal legislation mandating a free, appropriate, public education for students with disabilities. Find out about our volunteer leadership, staff, and professional advisors and get a taste of LDA’s positions on issues that are important to individuals with learning disabilities. If you would like to get involved in the leadership of LDA, please contact us.

Vision and Mission

LDA Visualizes a World in Which: all individuals with learning disabilities are empowered to thrive and participate fully in society; the incidence of learning disabilities is reduced; and learning disabilities are universally understood and effectively addressed. LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations.