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

Toxins Have No Place in Mac and Cheese

Toxic chemicals called “phthalates” can harm babies’ brain development and were found in macaroni and cheese powder! LDA is part of a coalition that just launched a campaign asking Kraft …

Scholarship Opportunities for High School Seniors

NCLD’s Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Applications Now Open for High School Seniors with LD and ADHD  The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is now accepting applications …

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 …

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National News

Atlanta Here We Come!

by Ann Kornblet, 2018 General Conference Chair Atlanta here we come!! One of LDA’s favorite conference venues is ready to once again host the International Conference. All activities will be ...

[LDA Action Alert] Tell Your Senators to VOTE NO on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Background: On November 16, the House of Representatives passed its version of a tax bill. Now the Senate is finalizing its own version. Both bills are extremely damaging because they: ...

Feature Articles

Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

When parents and educators use the same terms to describe a child’s challenges, it’s easier for them to communicate and work together. Parents and educators may have different opinions about ...

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 ...