LDA of New Jersey

The Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ) is the state affiliate of LDA of America (LDAA).

LDANJ is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to providing information, support, and advocacy for children and adults with learning disabilities. Our members include individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

Our Mission

  • To provide information so that learning disabilities are universally understood and effectively addressed
  • To encourage early identification of Learning Disabilities (LD)
  • To promote vocational and career education opportunities for people with LD
  • To advocate for legislation that protects the rights of individuals with LD and their families
  • To collaborate with other organizations with similar missions
  • To ensure that all people with LD have the opportunity to lead successful and productive lives
  • To protect children from harmful toxins and health risks through the Healthy Children’s Project
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PO Box 6268
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Affiliate Contact:  
(732) 645-2738
Contact Email: info@ldanj.org
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Affiliate News & Events

Parents, Educators, Adults, Professionals, & Students

LDANJ Navigate the Maze Fall Conference & Resource Expo

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Middlesex Community College, College Center, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837

KEYNOTE: Nelson Lauver – Author, Blogger, Broadcaster, Speaker, Dyslexic

Conference Fees and Registration Information:

Early Bird until October 1, 2017:
LDA members: $25
Non-members: $50
Membership & registration: $75 | Students: $25

Starting October 1, 2017:
LDA members: $50
Non-members: $75
Membership & registration: $100 | Students: $25

Click here to register online.
For more information, click here.
You can also reach out to info@ldanj.org or call 732-645-2738.

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LDA National News

  • LDA’s President featured in ISME Journal

    LDA’s own President, Beth McGaw was recently featured in the ISME Journal. Take a look at this insightful article about our newest President’s journey to empower educators, parents and students to better support students with learning and attention issues – a journey which began long ago while working in another role: mom.

    Read more.

    LDA Statement on School Safety

    The Learning Disabilities Association of America recently developed comments to submit to the Federal Commission on School Safety on how to improve safety in our schools and specifically how to address the needs of students with learning disabilities in a safe school environment.

    Review our comments here.

    LDA Opposes Delay in Implementation of Department of Education’s Guidelines

    LDA recently submitted a letter in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposal to delay implementation of guidelines for public schools for identifying, monitoring and addressing disproportionality in special education identification, placement and discipline. LDA opposes this delay. Click here to find out why.

    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 »

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