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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 …

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 …

Slate of Officers for LDA of MI 2017 Board of Directors
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 …