Become a Member

If you, or your organisation, would like to consider becoming a member of LDANZ, please complete the appropriate form at the bottom of this page or contact us through our Contact Us page.

Individual members may be assessors, teachers, academics, parents, or indeed anyone with an interest in learning disabilities and who are interested in belonging to our association.

Registration as an LD Assessor or LD Teacher is available to individual members who meet the necessary requirements for registration. Registration, if applicable, is included as part of the membership and is covered by the membership fee.

When contacting us, please state what type of membership you are interested in and we will send you the appropriate application forms and information.

Membership Categories

Member Organisations that meet the requirements outlined on our website are eligible for membership. The membership fee is $200/year.

Teacher membership is $80 for an initial membership application and $70/year subscription renewal. Teacher membership carries with it a LDANZ Registered LD Teacher registration. Continuing professional development is a requirement. Teacher membership is available to NZ registered teachers with additional training in teaching those with a specific learning disability.

Assessor Membership is $80 for an initial membership application and $70/year subscription renewal. Assessor membership carries with it a LDANZ Registered LD Assessor registration. Continuing professional development is a requirement. Assessors will have a NZCER Level C test user classification and specific further training (available through LDANZ) for assessing those with a learning disability. Relevant educational/teaching background is also required.

General Membership is available to individual members who are not registered as LD Assessors or LD teachers with LDANZ. This is does not, of course, confer any particular professional status upon the member. The membership fee is $30/year.

Membership Benefits

All Membership categories provide the following benefits to members,

  • Placement on our members’ mailing list
  • Access to our members’ area of the website; you will be provided with login details. The members’ area contains links to the LDANZ constitution, LD professional development articles, material from past conference presentations, a members’ forum, back copies of newsletters, various forms for downloading,
  • Discounted prices for conferences, on-line CPD, and commercial LD related resources from designated suppliers as detailed on the members’ section of the web.

Professional Members (Registered LD Assessors and LD Teachers): in addition to the above,

  • Accreditation and continuing professional development. Further Information For further information and/or application forms please email us: ldanz@ymail.com.

Apply for Membership

Teacher Membership Application

Assessor Membership Application

General Member Application