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

  • 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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