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

  • 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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