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Nominations for the LDA and AJLD awards have now closed – thank you to all those who took the time to nominate/apply.

Consultant Membership is now open to Speech Pathologists, new members can apply HERE.

Bulletin Vol 53 #3 now available online!

The latest issue of the LDA Bulletin is being posted out to members and is available online now. Members...
The latest issue of the LDA Bulletin is being posted out to members and is available online now. Members can access the entire Bulletin online and there's a special extended preview for non-members - our Christmas gift to you!...
The latest issue of the LDA Bulletin is being posted out to members and is available online now. Members can access the entire Bulletin online and there's a special extended preview for non-members - our Christmas gift to you! https://bit.ly/LDABulletin
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Grade 1 Phonics Check Petition

We encourage all everyone to sign the petition to make the Grade 1 Phonics Check a mandatory part of...
We encourage all everyone to sign the petition to make the Grade 1 Phonics Check a mandatory part of grade 1 assessment and curriculum in Victoria.
We encourage all everyone to sign the petition to make the Grade 1 Phonics Check a mandatory part of grade 1 assessment and curriculum in Victoria.
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International Dyslexia Month 2021

October is being promoted internationally and within Australia as Dyslexia Awareness Month. LDA offers an overview by leading experts...
October is being promoted internationally and within Australia as Dyslexia Awareness Month. LDA offers an overview by leading experts that provides a balanced view of the use of the term ‘dyslexia’ and argues for equity for all students with reading...
October is being promoted internationally and within Australia as Dyslexia Awareness Month. LDA offers an overview by leading experts that provides a balanced view of the use of the term ‘dyslexia’ and argues for equity for all students with reading difficulties. Read the article by Professors James Chapman and William Tunmer here, as published in the LDA Bulletin, Vol 51, 2/3, 2019.
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2021 AGM

The Learning Difficulties Australia 2021 AGM occurred on Saturday 18th September, 2021 at 11am. The retiring council was thanked...
The Learning Difficulties Australia 2021 AGM occurred on Saturday 18th September, 2021 at 11am. The retiring council was thanked and a new council and President were welcomed. Please click here to view the reports from the meeting and here...
The Learning Difficulties Australia 2021 AGM occurred on Saturday 18th September, 2021 at 11am. The retiring council was thanked and a new council and President were welcomed. Please click here to view the reports from the meeting and here to view the new President's address.
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Formal Notice of the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Council has approved the 2021 Annual General Meeting for Learning Difficulties Australia to be held via Zoom on Saturday, 18...
Council has approved the 2021 Annual General Meeting for Learning Difficulties Australia to be held via Zoom on Saturday, 18 September at 11am AEST. Please register in advance for this meeting via the following link: After registering, you will receive a...
Council has approved the 2021 Annual General Meeting for Learning Difficulties Australia to be held via Zoom on Saturday, 18 September at 11am AEST. Please register in advance for this meeting via the following link: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Members who wish to include agenda items for the meeting are invited to do so either through email to enquiries@ldaustralia.org or be posted to PO Box 382, Epping, NSW 1710.  Nominations are now being called for positions on LDA Council for 2021/2022. All positions on Council are for a one-year term of office, from the end of the 2021 AGM to the end of the 2022 AGM. We look forward to receiving nominations from LDA members who are committed to LDA's future and its mission. Nominations for ordinary member of Council or honorary officer positions can be emailed or posted. Please click here to view the nomination process and here for the nomination form. Nominations should reach the Secretary no later than 10pm AEST on Thursday 19 August 2021, and may be submitted by email to: enquiries@ldaustralia.org. Please indicate in the subject line: Nomination for LDA Council. Alternatively, nominations can be posted to PO Box 382, Epping, NSW 1710, and must arrive by close of mail on the same day. Please mark the envelope: Nomination for LDA Council.
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2021 Learning Difficulties Conference

The Biennial 2021 Joint Conference for Learning Difficulties is hosted by Speld Qld, LSTAQ and LDA and will be...
The Biennial 2021 Joint Conference for Learning Difficulties is hosted by Speld Qld, LSTAQ and LDA and will be held on 16 and 17 September 2021 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The theme for this year's Conference is Relevance...
The Biennial 2021 Joint Conference for Learning Difficulties is hosted by Speld Qld, LSTAQ and LDA and will be held on 16 and 17 September 2021 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The theme for this year's Conference is Relevance and Revelations: Responding to Learning Difficulties. The Conference will consist of both formal presentations and a series of interactive workshops. Topics include theory and practice workshops and papers. Keynote Speakers Professor Pamela Snow Thursday 16 September 2021 Toni Hatten Roberts Friday 17 September 2021
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