Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: .. Welcome.. Our Mission.. What is a Learning Disability?.. Board of Directors.. 2013 Conference.. Contact Us.. Calendar.. Support Groups.. Video Library.. Related Web.. Resources.. Please note: Our email address has changed to ldao@ldao.. org.. Welcome to.. Learning Disabilities Association.. of Oklahoma.. Learning Disabilities Association of Oklahoma (LDAO) is a nonprofit organization commited to enhancing the lives of individuals with learning disabilites and their families through education, advocacy, research, and service.. We are ... other concerned citizens who support our mission of education and empowerment for those who must deal with the "invisible" disability.. Through local grassroots efforts, LDAO seeks to educate those who make public policy decisions and to influence legislative action in the state capital.. 2013.. LDAO.. Problems viewing the site? LDAO.. org uses only PHP, XHTML, and CSS.. Please.. email the webmaster.. and let us know that you cannot view the site correctly..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: As an affiliate of.. Learning Disabilites of America.. (LDA), we serve as advocates for children and adults with learning disabilites.. LDA is dedicated to identifying causes and eradicating learning disabilites.. LDA also strives to enhance the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilites and their families by encouraging effective identification and intervention, fostering research, and protecting their rights under the law.. LDA seeks to accomplish these goals through awareness, advocacy, empowerment, education, service, and collaborative efforts by and to learning-disabled individuals, their families, the educational system, and other interested people..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: What is a learning disability?.. learning disability.. (.. n.. ) - Any of various cognitive, neurological, or psychological disorders which cause a difference in the way the brain functions.. Individuals may be as smart as their peers yet may have trouble learning to read, write, spell, recall information, or do math.. Facts about learning disabilities.. 80% of students with a learning disability have trouble reading.. 93 to 95% of students will read within the normal range by the end of second grade if they recieve appropriate instruction.. 75% of children who do not recieve help until after the age of nine will have some difficulty reading throughout life.. At least 2.. 7 million children are currently recieving help because of a learning disability.. Common characteristics of learning disabilities.. Preschool.. Delay in speech development; difficulty articulating or pronouncing words.. Delay in learning numbers, alphabet, weekdays, colors, and shapes.. Slow vocabulary developement.. Difficulty rhyming words.. ... Difficulty recalling facts.. Difficulty learning new skills.. Difficulty learning basic math concepts.. Difficulty learning about time.. Poor spelling skills.. Reversing or transposing letters or numbers.. Poor coordination.. Unstable pen/pencil grip.. Lack of fine motor coordination, resulting in poor handwriting.. Grades 5-8.. Continued difficulty with grade-level reading comprehension, written language, and/or math skills.. Difficulty organizing space (locker, notebook, own room).. Difficulty organizing thoughts when writing or speaking.. Difficulty managing time and/or developing strategies to complete assignments on time.. Difficulty understanding discussions or expressing thoughts when speaking.. Difficulty making friends.. Loses or misplaces papers and belongings.. Avoids reading, writing, or math if language/math skills are poor.. Grades 9+.. Continued spelling errors, often spelling the same word differently.. Trouble with essay questions on tests.. Weak memory skills.. Difficulty adjusting to new settings.. Unable to or difficulty completing work in time allowed (working slowly).. Poor grasp of abstract concepts.. Too little attention paid to detail.. Misreading information..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: President.. Linda Modenbach.. First Vice-President.. Joyce Lackey.. Second Vice-President.. Christy Washington.. Secretary.. Terri Cooter.. Corresponding Secretary.. Joy Modenbach.. Treasurer.. Tina Mason.. PAB Chair.. Andrea Kunkel.. Board Members.. Alice Giacobbe.. Diana Wallis.. Jill Lambeth.. Holly Rice.. LDAO Professional Advisory Board.. Cassie Tudyk.. Tulsa City-County Library.. Donna Kearns, ... Schools.. Don Hamilton, M.. University of Oklahoma.. Andrea Kunkel, Esq.. COSA PAB Chair.. Penny Kay, Ed.. Union Public Schools.. Tammy Lawson.. Oklahoma State Department of Education.. Evie Lindberg, M.. Ed.. Oral Roberts University.. Joy Modenbach, M.. Linda Modenbach, M.. T.. A.. LDAO State President.. Kay Sandschaper..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: Contact LDAO.. Join us!.. Yearly dues of $45 or $25 for full time students with proof of status provides membership to both the Learning Disabilities Association of America (.. LDA.. ) and LDAO.. Membership form is availiable.. here in Microsoft Word format.. or.. here in PDF format.. Email:.. ldao@ldao.. U.. S.. mail:.. P.. O.. Box 1134.. Jenks, OK 74037.. Telephone:.. 918-298-1600.. Please feel free to leave a voicemail, email us, or write us at anytime.. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: Other Events.. Event.. Date.. Time.. Location.. LDAO Board Meeting.. April 7th.. Jenks Plant and Herb Festival.. April 27th.. All Day.. Jenks, Oklahoma.. June 9th.. August 4th.. October 6th.. LDAO Conference.. To be determined..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: Support groups are open to anybody interested in information about learning disabilites.. The members of each group gain valuable knowledge from each other and from active participation in group discussions.. Interested parents and professionals are encouraged to meet to share information and support each other in working with learning disabled individuals.. Call your state office for help in starting a support group in your area.. Check this page for more information often..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: LDAO has updated its video library and will loan videos to support groups, individuals, and schools.. There is no rental charge for video use, but a refundable deposit is required.. Contact the office for details and availability.. Select a movie's link to find more information on it.. Facing the Challenge of ADD.. 32:55.. How Difficult Can This Be?.. 1:10:00.. Last One Picked - First One Picked On.. 1:08:00.. Look What You've Done!.. 1:06:00.. One Child in Every Classroom.. 50:15.. Ready To Learn.. 24:00.. We're Not Stupid.. 14:00.. Movie Information.. Legend:.. ... minutes.. The F.. City Workshop: Understanding Learning Disabilites.. Richard Lavoie, M.. , M.. Ed.. 1996.. Last One Picked, First One Picked On.. 1 hour, 8 minutes.. 1994.. 1 hour, 6 minutes.. Learning Disabilities and Self-Esteem - Stories of Hope and Resilience.. Robert Brooks, Ph.. 1997.. Both parent and teacher versions are available with discussion guides.. 50 minutes, 15 seconds.. 1995.. Ready to Learn.. 24 minutes.. Essential Tips for Early Literacy.. Hosted by Jaime Lee Curtis and LeVar Burton.. ?.. 14 minutes.. Living with a Learning Difference.. Fonya Naomi Mondell.. 1998..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: Related Web Resources.. The links on this page are provided for your convenience; LDAO does not endorse any method, curriculum, treatment, program, or other device for individuals with learning disabilities.. Oklahoma state resources.. Federal and governmental resources.. Resources for parents.. Educational resources.. Resources for research.. National Advocacy and Special Education..
Title: LDAO.org Descriptive info: 2004 Conference.. Joseph Greggs.. Memorial Scholarship.. Oklahoma State Resources.. OASIS.. Oklahoma Area Services Information System.. Oklahoma Chapter of Tourette's Syndrome.. Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth.. Oklahoma Commision for Teacher Preparation.. Oklahoma Department of Libraries.. Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc.. Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy.. Oklahoma ... State Department of Health.. Oklahoma Teacher Job Connection.. Supreme Court of Oklahoma.. University Affiliated Program.. 2004.. This means everything, from text to graphics, is copyrighted, so do not take graphics or text without asking permission first.. and let us know why you cannot view the site correctly..