LDA of Wisconsin

The Learning Disabilities Association of Wisconsin is dedicated to providing support to children and adults with learning disabilities through advocacy, education, information and research. Enhancing the quality of life for individuals with learning disabilities and their families is our main goal. LDA monitors and provides information to our members regarding Special Education Legislation at both the federal and state levels. We promote awareness, communication and understanding between parents, adults with LD, educators and the community.

LDA-Wisconsin is affiliated with the national nonprofit organization the Learning Disabilities Association of America. We host an annual state conference and our members receive our quarterly newsletter; Connections, along with the national publication; Newsbriefs which is published six times a year.

We need you to become a member to help us pave the way for those impacted with learning disabilities. As we continue our work, please consider volunteering for a valuable organization whose goal is to improve the lives of all individuals challenged with learning disabilities.

State Office:
7625 Lechler Lane
Kiel, WI 53042

Affiliate Contact:  
Contact Email: info@LDAwisconsin.com
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Affiliate News & Events

Power Up - 21st Century Technology

State Learning Disabilities Workshop

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
Richard T. Anderson Conference Center
Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, Campus

Workshops:

The ABC's (and D's!) of iThings: Apps, Building Connections & Documentation in Special Education
Lynda Laugavitz, MS, OTR
- Assistive Technology Advocate & Consultant

QR Codes for Education
Carrie Perock, WCTC IA
- Instructor

Conference Fee:
Members & Students - $10.00
Non-Members - $15.00

Registration/Continental Breakfast: 7:30 - 8:00

Share Fair: 8:00 - 8:45

Session 1: 9:00 - 10:30

Session 2: 10:45 - 12:15

WDLD & LDA Membership Meetings: 12:15

Sponsored by - Wisconsin subDivision for Learning Disabilities, Learning Disabilities Association of Wisconsin
& WCTC Instructional Assistant Program

 

LDA National News

  • Groups Appeal EPA’s Refusal To Ban Dangerous Pesticide

    MEDIA CONTACT: Maureen Swanson, Healthy Children Project Director, Project TENDR Co-Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America Chlorpyrifos is linked to long-term damage in children’s developing brains Pittsburgh, PA (June 6, 2017) –Today, a dozen health and labor organizations represented by Earthjustice filed an administrative appeal to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, urging the federal government to ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used agricultural pesticide that has been linked to reduced IQ, loss of working memory and attention deficit disorder in children. It is up to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to decide the appeal. This direct appeal to the EPA appeal was filed… Read More »

    Retailers to child care programs must act to provide non-toxic products, new report finds

    Retailers selling directly to early care and education programs, including child care programs and Head Start, need to do more to screen out harmful chemicals, a new report to be released Monday finds. The report released today by the Getting Ready for Baby coalition, “Selling Safer Products for Early Care and Education,” is the first assessment of these niche retailers who target directly to early care and education programs, including child care and preschools. It assessed policies on chemicals in products they sell, and how transparent retailers were, and found: While nearly all (22 of 24) retailers use certifications to identify chemically-safer… Read More »

    Regional Workshops 2017

    Removing Roadblocks and Creating Pathways: Supporting Children with LD/ADHD in the Classroom and at Home LDA is proud to present two regional workshops with appropriate tracks for both Parents and Professionals this fall in Dallas, Texas and Nashua, New Hampshire! Who should attend? General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, School Administrators, Parents, Caregivers and Anyone who wants to learn more about helping children with learning disabilities. For Professionals: Removing Roadblocks – Understanding and Supporting Students with LD/ADHD in the Mainstream Classroom. Featured Speakers: Allen Broyles, LDA Board of Directors, Assistant Head of School, The Children’s School, Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Scott… Read More »

    Members In Action:

    Kimberley Spire-Oh, Esquire
    West Palm Beach, FL
    LDA of Florida co-president

    I have recently been on a campaign to get attention to the problems with current school choice policies and proposals for expansion of privatization of schools. It started out as a simple op-ed in The Palm Beach Post. This led to conversations with reporters from The New York Times and National Public Radio (NPR). I also found a general inquiry for someone to talk to EdWeek about the subject. Although I wasn’t directly quoted in the articles included here, I was able to give them extensive information, including legal background on the issues surrounding school choice policies and current proposals for expansion… Read More »