See the great resources the LDA of America has collected for the Back-To-School season.
|Preparing for Back to School
|Tips from LDA for Educators and Parents
|Whether we’re ready or not, the new school year is just around the corner. LDA understands the unique needs and concerns that can arise during this time for parents and teachers of students with LD. That’s why we have a range of resources dedicated to making the transition smoother and more successful for everyone involved.
|For parents, we offer a variety of resources and programs that can assist in advocating for your child’s educational rights, understanding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and Section 504 Plans, and accessing appropriate accommodations. Our parent information page on our website is a great starting point, providing an array of articles and fact sheets to help guide you on your journey. Teachers, paraeducators, and tutors are an essential part of a student’s journey to success, We have a comprehensive section of our website dedicated to educators, which includes valuable information to help educators to meet the needs of students with learning disabilities. Collaboration between parents, educators, and organizations like LDA is key to helping students with LD to reach their full potential. Below you’ll find more resources for parents and educators. From all of us at LDA, we wish you a smooth and successful back to school season!
|More Back to School Resources:
|Back to School: Working with Teachers and Schools to Help Your Child SucceedA partnership between parents and the school provides the best opportunity for student success. Learn how to get the most out of working with the school with these seven tips.
|An Educator’s Guide to Easing Anxiety in the ClassroomBack to school can be anxiety-inducing for many students, but learning and behavior consultant Bev Johns shares ways that teachers can make their classrooms a less stressful place.
|Advocacy in Special EducationDisability advocate, speech-language pathology assistant, and IEP coach Courtney Burnett shares her experience and advice for parents looking to navigate the world of special education.
|Not Everyone is Going Back to School: Supports For Students Choosing Other Paths to SuccessNot everyone is going back to school this season, and that’s ok! Check out this article from our Mental Health Committee to help you and your child celebrate the path they take to success.