If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability – or have learning disabilities yourself – you are not alone.

The good news is that the Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan is here to help! Since 1969, LDA of Michigan has been an affiliate of LDA of America and provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make LDA, and LDA of MI, the leading resources for information on learning disabilities.

Affiliate News

What are the Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities?

U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance on Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities December 28, 2016 Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576,press@ed.gov The U.S. Department of Education released three new sets …

Slate of Officers for LDA of MI 2017 Board of Directors

We are excited to announce the Slate of Officers up for election to the LDA of Michigan Board of Directors! Co-Presidents: Crystal Young, Ph.D & Lisa Woodcock-Burroughs, Ph.D Secretary: Julie …

Have a Non-Toxic Halloween

  This week, a Grand Rapids news station aired a story sharing a warning about Halloween makeup. A recent study done by the Breast Cancer Fund analyzed a variety of …

NCLD College Scholarships

            (visit NCLD’s site directly to listen to this news) The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) announced today that they will be offering scholarships …

Announcing Project TENDR

New York, NY (July 1, 2016) – An unprecedented alliance of leading scientists, health professionals, and children’s health advocates agree for the first time that today’s scientific evidence supports a …

Events

LDA 54th Annual International Conference

Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 8:00 am Unnamed Venue, Baltimore, MD

MRA Annual Conference

Friday, March 10, 2017 | 8:00 am Grand Rapids, MI

National News

LDA Legislative News – December 2016

Congress Punts on Appropriations For the past several years Congress has failed to complete the appropriations process on time. The appropriations process involves setting spending for the federal fiscal year.  ...

Testing Accommodations for ADHD: Evidence that the Status Quo is Ineffective

Here at LDA, we’re very proud of our quarterly journal, Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal. The following is an excerpt from a study published in our most recent issue. Access ...

Feature Articles

LDA Comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

LDA has responded to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations on significant disproportionality. The Department proposed a complicated uniform mathematical calculation and expanded use of “early intervening” funds for ...