LDA of Minnesota

LDA Minnesota (formerly Learning Disabilities Association, Inc.) is the state leading non-profit educational agency helping children, youth, and adults at risk for learning disabilities and other learning difficulties. For more than 40 years, LDA Minnesota has helped people of all ages with learning difficulties achieve their potential so they may lead more productive and fulfilled lives.

Services include diagnostic assessments, consultations, counseling, family literacy and math activities, intensive in-school interventions, parent professional training, public education, and high-quality education products and summer camp. In addition, LDA Minnesota has expertise in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and provides comprehensive support services including individual and group counseling, coaching, and support for individuals, couples, and families.

LDA Minnesota currently partners with elementary and middle schools in the Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts. More than 85% of the students we serve come from low-income families and are of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds.

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6100 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, Minnesota 55422

Affiliate Contact:  
(952) 582-6000
Contact Email: info@ldaminnesota.org
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Affiliate News & Events

LDA Minnesota’s 8th Spring Symposium

Dynamic Differences | LD/ADHD Superheroes

DATE: Saturday, April 29th, 2017
TIME: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
LOCATION: Lionsgate Academy, 5605 Green Circle Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55343
REGISTRATION: $50 for individuals; $40 for students (student ID required). Register online or call 952-582-6000

Find out more and register here.


 

LDA Minnesota provides monthly workshops on learning disabilities and ADHD for parents, teachers, and the general public. Our staff has expertise in special education, learning disabilities, attention deficits, teacher coaching, academic interventions and behavior management.

Time: 6:30 – 7:30

Location: LDA Minnesota, 6100 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55422

Register: Online at www.ldaminnesota.org or call 952-852-6000

Fee: Workshops are $15 at LDA’s office or via webinar. CEU’s are available.

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LDA National News

  • DIY Shouldn’t Be Deadly!

    This week, LDA and 16 LDA state affiliates, along with partner organizations, sent a letter urging Lowe’s to take swift action to protect people from methylene chloride and N-methyl pyrrolidone (NMP), toxic chemicals commonly found in paint strippers sold in Lowe’s stores throughout the country. Children whose mothers are exposed to methylene chloride or NMP during pregnancy are at higher risk for problems with brain development, learning and behavior. Studies link men’s exposure to the toxic solvents to impaired sperm quality and higher risk of babies with low birth weight, which in turn can contribute to learning and developmental disabilities. Methylene chloride… Read More »

    National experts in education, child care and children’s health issue joint call to get lead out of schools and child care facilities, which enroll more than 66 million children in the U.S.

    The report, “Eliminating Lead Risks in Schools and Child Care Facilities,” outlines strategies to ensure lead-free learning environments and prevent risks to significant numbers of children across the country. The report is the result of a workshop convened by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, Children’s Environmental Health Network and Healthy Schools Network. “Lead has no place in learning environments. Even low levels of lead are linked to learning disabilities, attention problems and IQ deficits,” said Maureen Swanson, Healthy Children Project Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America. “Getting lead out of schools and child care facilities is doable and will… Read More »

    New Jersey Resident Receives National Educator of the Year Award

    MEDIA CONTACT: Mary-Clare Reynolds, Executive Director Telephone: 412-341-1515, extension 206 Email: mcreynolds@ldaamerica.org Website: www.ldaamerica.org Steven Korner Named Educator of the Year by Learning Disabilities Association of America Pittsburgh, PA (March 8, 2018) – Steven Korner, PhD, was presented the Sam Kirk Educator of the Year Award during the 55th Annual Learning Disabilities of America (LDA) Conference, February 21-24, in Atlanta, Georgia. Korner, a licensed psychologist in private practice, is Coordinator of Special Education at the Harrington Park School District in Harrington Park, NJ. Korner has been working to build a Response to the Right Intervention (RTRI) program based upon neuropsychological principles… Read More »

    Princeton Junction Resident Receives National Award

    MEDIA CONTACT: Mary-Clare Reynolds, Executive Director Telephone: 412-341-1515, extension 206 Email: mcreynolds@ldaamerica.org Website: www.ldaamerica.org Mark Brugger Presented Harrison Sylvester Award by Learning Disabilities Association of America Pittsburgh, PA (March 8, 2018) – Mark Brugger of Princeton Junction, NJ, received the Harrison Sylvester Award during the 55th Annual International Learning Disabilities of America (LDA) Conference on Thursday, February 22nd at the Hilton Atlanta, in Atlanta, GA. Brugger developed “Spotlight on Dyslexia,” an online conference that draws a national audience to the latest information on learning disabilities presented by nationally recognized speakers. The Harrison Sylvester Award recipient is a person with learning disabilities who… Read More »

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