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

  • Leading Organizations in the Field Challenge Myths about Learning Disabilities including Dyslexia

    Myths about learning disabilities rob many of their potential to succeed and contribute in school and in the workplace, according to a white paper released during Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia Month in October by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA). IDA and LDA recognize that in the absence of accurate and early identification and intervention, individuals with learning disabilities are at grave risk of never accessing their full academic, creative, and career potential. The untapped potential of individuals with learning disabilities is not simply a matter of personal tragedy. Under-serving this significant population… Read More »

    It’s Learning Disabilities Awareness Month!

    The Learning Disabilities Association of America is working hard this month to shine the spotlight on learning disabilities. It’s important to focus less on the disabilities aspect and focus more on the incredible abilities so many of these individuals possess as well as to emphasize the phenomenal achievements and important strides so many of these individuals have made. A calendar, offering free webinars, links to great apps, and a wealth of information not only about learning disabilities, but additional resources that could be helpful to you and your family can be found by clicking here. Keep an eye on our social media and be sure to sign up… Read More »

    Tell EPA: All Families Deserve Clean Air

    In August, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed to roll back vehicle emission standards intended to decrease air pollution and greenhouse gases. The clean car standards have been in place since 2012 and are working to protect public health. The EPA’s much weaker “SAFE Vehicle” standards will result in worsening air pollution. While we typically connect smog and ozone to asthma and lung disease, studies show that air pollution harms children’s developing brains, putting them at higher risk for learning and behavior challenges. Rolling back standards that protect children’s health is the wrong direction. We have until October 26th to… Read More »

    Sam Kirk Educator of the Year Award – 2019 Nominations

    Each year the LDA of America selects an outstanding educator to receive the Sam Kirk Educator of the Year Award. This is an opportunity to give educators a well-deserved “thank you” and lets them know that they are greatly valued for their contributions to individuals with learning disabilities. The award is designed so that exceptional educators can be honored at the local, state and national levels. We hope that every local and state affiliate will participate! Procedures for Nominations The recipient of the Sam Kirk Educator of the Year Award must be “an educator who has made outstanding contributions to… Read More »

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