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LDA of Michigan asks our State Reps to Support Children with Dyslexia

LDA of Michigan and our state partners are working to make sure our Representatives understand what Senate Bills 380-383 will mean for Michigan’s children. Michigan can do better for our …

MDE Issues Guidance for FAPE for Adult Learners

From the Michigan Department of Education, August 14, 2022 The Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education (MDE OSE) is proud to announce the release of Free Appropriate Public Education …

Endorsement of the Louisville Charter

LDA of Michigan is proud to endorse the Louisville Charter as part of our Healthy Children Project work. The Louisville Charter is a platform on how to achieve fundamental reform …

We Ask REI to Remove PFAS from their Products

From jackets to boots, outdoor gear sold at REI and other retailers contains waterproofing chemicals called PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). And the production, use, and disposal of these products …

You Can Still Watch Sessions from our Conference!

Did you miss the LDA of Michigan & LDANJ Virtual Conference on Oct. 15 & 16?  Good news – in honor of October as Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, LDA of …

Thank you to ATAC and Disability Rights New Jersey

The Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center (ATAC) of Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ) serves as New Jersey’s federally funded assistive technology project through a sub-contract with New Jersey’s Department …

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Thank You to our Silver Sponsor for Linking Information about Learning Disabilities: SPAN Parent Advocacy Center

It’s Day Two of Linking Information about Learning Disabilities! Our conference is unique because it brings together educators (of all types) and professionals with parents and individuals with learning disabilities …

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Thank You to our Gold Sponsor for Linking Information about Learning Disabilities: Winston Prep

Winston Prep is a private day school for students from ages 8 to 21 years old who have learning differences such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, and executive functioning difficulties. …

LDA of Michigan’s Annual Meeting and Updates on the Michigan Dyslexia Laws

It is Your Time to Be Heard! Our Annual Meeting is Friday, October 15 at 3:30 pm EST on Zoom. On the agenda for our Annual Meeting this year: Special …

Amalgam is a Neurotoxin – FDA Recommendations Need to be Implemented

A year ago, the Food and Drug Administration released their recommendations that high-risk populations (pregnant and nursing women, children, people with neurological or kidney disorders) avoid dental amalgam which is …