LD OnLine is proud to provide many different perspectives on learning disabilities and ADHD. In this section, you can read articles by our contributors and first person essays by people who have been touched by LD in some way.

Additionally, you'll find information on IDEA as well as articles in Spanish, our newsletter archives, and access to our forums.

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law that secures special education services for children with disabilities. Learn about the recent amendments to this important law.

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LD OnLine contributors Rick Lavoie and Dr. Louise Spear-Swerling keep us up-to-date on the latest news and research and also remind us of enduring lessons in teaching, learning, and succeeding.

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Kelly Huentelman's Personal Story

Personal Stories

LD OnLine features personal essays by people touched by learning disabilities – parents, teachers, and adults who have struggled with LD themselves. We hope their experiences will inspire you.

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LDOL newsletter


The LD OnLine Newsletter is full of useful articles and the latest news in the LD field. Sign up to receive this monthly e-newsletter for free. Past issues are available in our archive.

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En español

We've gathered togethered articles available in Spanish about LD and ADHD issues.

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Join our active discussion board community to ask a question or share your views with others, including teachers and people with LD.

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