Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, an official publication of the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), disseminates the most current thinking and practice on learning disabilities.
The journal's focus is on research to practice and how the varied disciplines serving the lifespan of individuals with learning disabilities can be more effective.
Editorial pieces and position papers will be considered for publication if they are grounded in best practice or designed to create dialogue and discussion on important topics relating to learning disabilities.
The disciplines represented in the journal include early childhood, K-12 education , and post-secondary and adult services, advocacy, assessment, cultural differences, public and private education, families, law, mental health, public policy, research, science, social and emotional issues, social work, technology, and vocational and career education.
The Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal is receiving a Journal Impact Factor (JIF)* for the first time in Clarivate’s 2023 Journal Citation Reports (2022 data). The Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal has a current JIF of 0.6.
(*The Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is a ratio which divides a journal’s received citations by a count of its published articles. It is calculated by Clarivate and reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in a given journal, as indexed by Clarivate's Web of Science.)
- LDMJ is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).
- Citations from the ESCI are included in the citation counts - Journal Citation Reports.
- LDMJis discoverable via Web of Science with an identical indexing process to any other indexed journal, with full citation counts, author information and other enrichment.
- Articles in ESCI-indexed journals are included in an author’s h-index calculation, and in analysis conducted on Web of Science data or related products, such as InCites.