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

Working to Keep Lead Clearances Strong in Detroit

This week, LDA of Michigan’s Healthy Children Project Coordinator, Amy Barto, had the opportunity to join lead advocacy partners in presenting public comment to the Detroit City Council Public Health …

Exciting News for our Annual Conference

LDA of Michigan is partnering with LDA of New Jersey for a two-day virtual conference for parents, administrators, educators, advocates, professionals (lawyers, doctors, psychologists, etc.), students (14+, college, and graduate), …

Action with MiPAAC for Student Recovery Council Stakeholder Representation

LDA MI is a proud member of the Michigan Parent, Advocate, and Attorney Coalition (MiPAAC). Recently, we joined with our partners at MiPAAC to advocate for appropriate representation for students …

Self-advocacy in High School

by Amy Barto, M.Ed. A few months ago, I had the opportunity to interview an amazing young lady with learning disabilities. Chloe just finished her ninth-grade year at a high …

It’s Time to Get Toxic Chemicals out of our Products

The 2021 annual report card scoring retailer actions on toxic chemicals is now live. About 2/3 of the companies have made progress over the last year. And because companies heard …

National News

Announcing our LD Month 2021 Webinar Series!

The month of October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, and at LDA we’re excited to further awareness of LD and LD-related topics. To do that, we’re introducing our 2021 LD…

Announcing LDA’s January 26th Pre-Conference!

Mental Health Matters: Considerations and Strategies for At-Risk Students. January 26th, 9:30am – 5:00pm The legacy of the COVID pandemic is an array of mental health issues, especially for those…

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