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.

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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

 

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LDA National News

  • 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 »

    National experts in education, child care and children’s health issue joint call to get lead out of schools and child care facilities, which enroll more than 66 million children in the U.S.

    The report, “Eliminating Lead Risks in Schools and Child Care Facilities,” outlines strategies to ensure lead-free learning environments and prevent risks to significant numbers of children across the country. The report is the result of a workshop convened by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, Children’s Environmental Health Network and Healthy Schools Network. “Lead has no place in learning environments. Even low levels of lead are linked to learning disabilities, attention problems and IQ deficits,” said Maureen Swanson, Healthy Children Project Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America. “Getting lead out of schools and child care facilities is doable and will… Read More »

    New Jersey Resident Receives National Educator of the Year Award

    MEDIA CONTACT: Mary-Clare Reynolds, Executive Director Telephone: 412-341-1515, extension 206 Email: mcreynolds@ldaamerica.org Website: www.ldaamerica.org Steven Korner Named Educator of the Year by Learning Disabilities Association of America Pittsburgh, PA (March 8, 2018) – Steven Korner, PhD, was presented the Sam Kirk Educator of the Year Award during the 55th Annual Learning Disabilities of America (LDA) Conference, February 21-24, in Atlanta, Georgia. Korner, a licensed psychologist in private practice, is Coordinator of Special Education at the Harrington Park School District in Harrington Park, NJ. Korner has been working to build a Response to the Right Intervention (RTRI) program based upon neuropsychological principles… Read More »

    Princeton Junction Resident Receives National Award

    MEDIA CONTACT: Mary-Clare Reynolds, Executive Director Telephone: 412-341-1515, extension 206 Email: mcreynolds@ldaamerica.org Website: www.ldaamerica.org Mark Brugger Presented Harrison Sylvester Award by Learning Disabilities Association of America Pittsburgh, PA (March 8, 2018) – Mark Brugger of Princeton Junction, NJ, received the Harrison Sylvester Award during the 55th Annual International Learning Disabilities of America (LDA) Conference on Thursday, February 22nd at the Hilton Atlanta, in Atlanta, GA. Brugger developed “Spotlight on Dyslexia,” an online conference that draws a national audience to the latest information on learning disabilities presented by nationally recognized speakers. The Harrison Sylvester Award recipient is a person with learning disabilities who… Read More »

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