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

  • LDA’s President featured in ISME Journal

    LDA’s own President, Beth McGaw was recently featured in the ISME Journal. Take a look at this insightful article about our newest President’s journey to empower educators, parents and students to better support students with learning and attention issues – a journey which began long ago while working in another role: mom.

    Read more.

    LDA Statement on School Safety

    The Learning Disabilities Association of America recently developed comments to submit to the Federal Commission on School Safety on how to improve safety in our schools and specifically how to address the needs of students with learning disabilities in a safe school environment.

    Review our comments here.

    LDA Opposes Delay in Implementation of Department of Education’s Guidelines

    LDA recently submitted a letter in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposal to delay implementation of guidelines for public schools for identifying, monitoring and addressing disproportionality in special education identification, placement and discipline. LDA opposes this delay. Click here to find out why.

    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 »

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