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Understanding LD

Basics of LD

Misconceptions about learning disabilities abound. At TeachingLD, the Division for Learning Disabilities promotes a balanced view of learning disabilities based on the best scholarship available. We hope that these questions and answers will help teachers and others interested in the topic to obtain a solid foundation for their views of learning disabilities.

LD Organizations

We maintain a list of trusted organizations that work for individuals with learning disabilities.

Recurring Themes in LD

Though debate about learning disabilities comes and goes, there are several foundational principles or themes in the field. These are explained here.