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What should you do when learning
is a struggle?


Whether you are the parent of a child who is struggling in school or you yourself are having difficulties at work or in college, trying to address these challenges can be confusing, overwhelming and stressful.

LDA Life and Learning Services is here to provide the answers and guidance you seek. This site is our "on-line" service, which offers information to help parents, educators, health care professionals and others address the needs of children and adults who struggle with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD or other neurological impairments. If you need further information or direct assistance, please call us at 585-263-3323.

LDA Life and Learning Services is a non-profit agency serving Rochester, NY and surrounding counties. Since 1963, LDA has been this region's resource for expertise in learning disabilities and education law.

SITE CONTENTS INCLUDE:

Learning Disabilities Across the Lifespan - General information about the nature of learning disabilities: symptoms, types of learning disabilities, diagnostic tests, etc.

What to do Next - Steps to take when you first suspect a learning disability, as well as after you receive a formal diagnosis. Includes information about individuals' legal rights, as well as how to access support services from school districts/higher educational institutions/employers.

How LDA Can Help You - A description of LDA's Education Services and how to access them.

Frequently Asked Questions - Answers to many of the questions we receive from parents, educators, health care professionals and others. If you don't find your question here, call us!

Calendar of Events - A regularly updated calendar of the many conferences, workshops, support group meetings, etc. offered throughout Greater Rochester.

For Educators - This section includes information and resources specific to the interests of teachers, school administrators, and other education professionals.

For Health Care Providers - This section includes information and resources specific to the interests of pediatricians, psychologists, and other health care providers.

About LDA - More information about LDA Life and Learning Services, including a description of our core values, a complete list of our services, a listing of our leadership staff and board members, downloads of our publications, and information about how to support our work.

You Can Help - Information about how to support our work.

LDA Employment Opportunities - Posting of current job openings at LDA, as well as an application form.

Contact Us - How to reach LDA by phone, e-mail, fax, car, or bus.