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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 …

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 …