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

  • 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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