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

Qualifying for SSI

Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is a Federal income supplement program. These funds come from tax revenues rather than social security revenue. SSI provides cash to meet basic needs for …

You Can Take action for Healthy Children

Healthy Children Project: Calling on dollar stores to sell safe products   We believe all families have a right to affordable and safe products. That is why the LDA is …

Weigh in on Michigan’s Plan for ESSA

A press release from the Michigan Department of Education is below. Michigan’s new education plan is not yet final. It is a draft. Right now is a time for public …

LDA of MI Goes to Washington

No, it’s not a new movie but it is likely to be an adventure! Next week is the LDA National Conference in Baltimore, MD. Since we’ll be so close,  LDA …

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 …

Events

Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy (Hastings)

Monday, April 24, 2017 | 5:30 pm Hastings Baptist Church, 309 E Woodlawn Avenue, Hastings, MI

Family Day at Whitecaps for Special Needs

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1:00 pm Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 West River Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI | 616-784-4131

National News

Members In Action: Kimberley Spire-Oh

I have recently been on a campaign to get attention to the problems with current school choice policies and proposals for expansion of privatization of schools. I started with an ...

How is LDA Doing in 2017?

by Pat Latham, Past LDA President As a Past President of LDA, I have had the opportunity to be involved over the years and would like to briefly reflect on the ...

Feature Articles

LDA Exclusive Information

The membership newsletter, LDA Today, offers more information not found on the LDA website. To gain access to this exclusive content and be in the know about current legislation, educational ...

Pre- and Post-Job Offer Questions: Guidance for Employers and Human Resource Personnel

Download/Print Pre- and Post-Job Offer Questions: Guidance for Employers and Human Resource Personnel Info Sheet Introduction According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers and their human resource personnel are ...