What We Do

Through its many programs, LDW® works to enhance the academic, professional, and personal lives of individuals with learning disabilities.

LDW® promotes and distributes research.

LDW® promotes prevention, early identification, early intervention, and advocacy for civil rights of individuals with LD.

  • Disseminates information through its website (, publications, CDs, and DVDs for parents, professionals, and health care providers
  • Publishes online LD Yellow Pages, a directory of resources and services

LDW® promotes awareness of environmental issues that impact childhood development.

  • Publishes and distributes articles on how environmental issues impact children to thousands of pediatricians
  • Publishes and distributes a CD on environmental hazards and learning disabilities for healthcare professionals
  • Partners with the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow and Clean Water Action in lobbying Congress

LDW® sponsors conferences, professional trainings and other events around the world.