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

  • Sen. Udall, Senate Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos Nationwide

    MEDIA CONTACT: Maureen Swanson, Healthy Children Project Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America, 724.813.9684 Sen. Udall, Senate Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Chlorpyrifos Nationwide Legislation endorsed by Learning Disabilities Association of America, one of the plaintiffs fighting Chlorpyrifos in the courts Washington, DC (March 28, 2019) – A day after President Trump’s EPA once again argued for delaying its own ban of chlorpyrifos in court, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) introduced the Protect Children, Families and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act, legislation that would ban the dangerous chemical. The Learning Disabilities Association of America calls on Congress to act swiftly to pass… Read More »

    LDA Applauds Bipartisan Bills to fully fund IDEA

    For decades a LDA legislative priority has been the full funding of IDEA. LDA wants to recognize and applaud Senators Van Hollen (D-MD) and Roberts (R-KS) and Representative Huffman (D-CA), Senate and House bill sponsors, as well as their co-sponsors, who have just introduced bipartisan bills to fully fund the IDEA (S. 866 and H.R. 1878). Call or email your Senators and your Representative. Tell them you are a constituent and a member of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, and that you support these bills! If your senators and representative have not yet signed on as co-sponsors, ask them… Read More »

    LDA Condemns Fraud in College Admissions Testing Accommodations

    Pittsburgh, PA, March 12, 2019. Today the FBI announced an investigation, code-named Operation Varsity Blues, that uncovered a network of wealthy parents who paid thousands of dollars to a college-admissions private counselor to boost their children’s chances of gaining entrance into elite colleges. The U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling stating, “There can be no separate college admission for wealthy, and I will add there will not be a separate criminal justice system either.” The investigation also revealed that the counselor facilitated the cheating by instructing parents “to seek extended time for their children on college entrance exams, which included having the… Read More »

    LDA’s Healthy Children Project Director: Pa. children deserve better than Andrew Wheeler in the EPA

    LDA’s Healthy Children Project Director, Maureen Swanson, was recently featured in The Philadelphia Enquirer Editorial / Opinion pieces on recent happenings with the Environmental Protection Agency and why our children deserve better. Read the article here…

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