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

LDA Michigan Input for Proposed PFAS MCL Standards

Thank you to Tracy Gregoire, LDA America’s Healthy Children Project Coordinator, and the Ecology Center for helping us prepare comments for Michigan’s legislators related to PFAS and its impact on …

Add Input for Michigan’s Top 10 in 10 Plan

News from the Michigan Department of Education LDA of Michigan has been learning about Michigan’s Top 10 in 10 Plan through our work with SEAC. Right now, you can share …

Disability Fair in Warren

For Our Friends and Members in Macomb County The City of Warren will host its first ever Disability Fair on Friday, October 26th, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. …

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 …

Events

Day 1: LDA MI Conference

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 8:00 am Kellogg Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing | 800-875-5090

Day 2: LDA of MI Annual Conference

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 8:00 am Kellogg Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing | 800-875-5090

National News

LDA Raises Concerns over IDEA and Section 504 Waivers to Secretary Betsy DeVos

With schools moving to online instruction or closing for an extended period of time, there is a concern for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities like dyslexia, who receive services ...

April Webinar: Military Special Needs Education Crisis

Military families with special needs children have unique challenges they face every day. This webinar presented by four military spouses will focus on the experience military families have with special ...

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 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 ...