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

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 …

Flo’s Legacy

  “Hi. It’s Flo.” For anyone who had met Flo, you knew that message meant you had been contacted by the LDA of Michigan. There was no question of “Flo …

Events

LDA 54th Annual International Conference

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

MRA Annual Conference

Friday, March 10, 2017 | 8:00 amGrand Rapids, MI

National News

LDA Legislative News – November 2016

Election Impact on Disability Policy Unclear It is too soon to tell what impact the change in Administration will have on disability policy. LDA will have a better sense once ...

LDA Responds to Houston Chronicle Investigation

In response to the article, Denied: How Texas Keeps Tens of Thousands of Children out of Special Education (Houston Chronicle, Sept. 11, 2016), the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) ...

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 ...