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

LDA National News

  • LDA Remembers Martha Bernard

    We were saddened to learn of the passing of Martha Bernard, 96, President of ACLD (now LDA) in 1973-74. Martha passed the morning of January 31, 2020 at home in New York City after a brief decline. Her family members were with her. Martha was a founding member of the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities (ACLD, now LDA) and remained active in LDA. She was the current Secretary for LDA of New York and chaired the national Support Services Committee until 2018. Up until a few years ago, she attended national conferences–the last was Baltimore in 2010–when she could… Read More »

    We’re Headed to Orlando! Are you Coming?

    We are less than 30 days away from the LDA 57th International Conference! Are you ready to feel revived and rejuvenated with your fellow peers? We are so excited for you to come to Orlando, Florida to experience the largest conference on Learning Disabilities! The Conference Committee, Conference Program Committee, and the LDA staff have been working tirelessly to provide a jam-packed informative and worthwhile week for all. There is no other conference that offers the variety and breadth of sessions that pertain to Specific Learning Disabilities all in one place. It will not only leave you better prepared for… Read More »

    February Webinar: My learning disabilities made me a better scientist: Let’s help neuro-diverse students excel!

    Presented by: Collin Diedrich, Ph.D. Our presenter, Dr. Collin Diedrich has multiple learning disabilities and will share how the help he received at all levels of his academic journey allowed him to become the scientist he is today. Dr. Diedrich will share his story about overcoming the negatives associated with learning disabilities. He will also discuss how his learning disabilities helped him become a better scientist! He will discuss the importance of teaching empathy, self-advocacy, how to build on failures, how to overcome imposter syndrome, and how to be allies (jet packs!) to students that think differently. As long as… Read More »

    January Webinar: Why Will No One Play With Me? Helping Children of All Ages Make Friends and Thrive.

    Presented by: Caroline Maguire, M.Ed., ACCG, PCC “Why Will No One Play with Me?” – a question parents fear having to answer, yet one that has become more prevalent with each generation. Whether you are the parent of a child with learning differences, social integration issues, one that is a victim of bullying or even the parent of a child navigating the seemingly simple process of growing up, there has never been a greater need for a go-to resource that provides parents with the tools to help their children navigate the challenges of social interactions. In this webinar, Caroline introduces audiences… Read More »

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