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: Martha Moriarty, Executive Director
 
(952) 582-6000
Contact Email: mm@ldaminnesota.org
Affiliate Email: info@ldaminnesota.org

Affiliate News & Events

LDA National News

  • LDA Expresses Concern Over Supreme Court’s Espinoza Ruling and Impact on Public Funding for Public Schools

    With schools moving to online instruction or closing for an extended period of time, there is a concern for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities like dyslexia, who receive services through an IEP or Section 504 Plan.

    The Learning Disabilities Association of America has made its experts available to answer questions that concerned parents and educators have about how remote learning will affect a student with a learning disability. Read More »

    LDA Visualizes a World…

    LDA visualizes a world in which learning disabilities are universally understood, so all individuals are accepted, supported, and empowered to live a self-determined life.  As an organization, we acknowledge that our vision cannot be achieved as long as individual and systemic racism and structural inequality exist.   The killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor are just the most recent examples of a society that systematically and historically fails to support and protect people of color and Black Americans in particular.   As we work to achieve our vision, we recognize that we must speak out against actions… Read More »

    LDA Raises Concerns over IDEA and Section 504 Waivers to Secretary Betsy DeVos

    With schools moving to online instruction or closing for an extended period of time, there is a concern for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities like dyslexia, who receive services through an IEP or Section 504 Plan.

    The Learning Disabilities Association of America has made its experts available to answer questions that concerned parents and educators have about how remote learning will affect a student with a learning disability. Read More »

    April Webinar: Military Special Needs Education Crisis

    Military families with special needs children have unique challenges they face every day. This webinar presented by four military spouses will focus on the experience military families have with special needs education, the problems and difficulties facing families, and potential legislative solutions that Congress can provide to fixing those problems. A replay of the webinar will be provided for all registrants via email. About our Presenters: Michelle Norman, 2019 AFI Navy Spouse of the Year, is a Navy spouse of 25 years and mother of a 16-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy and multiple other disabilities. After years of successfully advocating… Read More »

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