• NSSED 5K Run/Walk

    NSSED and the NSSED Foundation are excited to announce their second annual 5K on May 21, 2017!
    More info

  • Blaze Buddy Ball 2017

    Children with various learning and physical disabilities are paired with Blaze buddies to play the great game of baseball. Buddy Ball is a co-ed event open to all ages and is free of charge.
    May 14 & 21 and June 4, 11 & 18 at 4:00 PM
    Westbrook Fields, 1333 Greenwood Road
    More info

  • Monthly Meeting

    Please mark your calendar and spread the word!
    May 10th at 9:30am, LFHS West Campus, Seminar B,
    Mike Simeck will be our guest speaker.
    More info

  • Parent Education Workshop on Funding, Housing and Employment

    Session Eight: Let’s Review
    May 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
    NSSED Training Center-Arbor Academy Building
    776 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park
    More info

  • Lake Bluff & Lake Forest Preschool Screenings

    Lake Bluff Elementary School is offering free Developmental/Educational Screenings for Lake Bluff preschoolers on May 10th from 8am – 12pm.
    More info

  • Learning Disability Basics

    When you first begin your journey down the “LD” road it can all be overwhelming but we hope some basic information posted here will help you build the foundation you’ll need to best help your child and their learning style.
    More info

Supporting Our Community One Mind at a Time

The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) is a non-profit organization where parents, educators and professionals come together to support, educate and provide resources for our children and each other.

We believe that every child learns differently and is able to be successful given the right tools and opportunities.


Monthly Meetings:

Our monthly meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at  Lake Forest High School West Campus, Seminar B, Waukegan Road, Lake Forest, IL.  No meetings in July.

*Please note: Meetings on 9/14 and 4/12 will start at 9:45am*

2016/17 Schedule:

9/14/16  (9:45 Start Time)







4/12  (9:45 Start Time)



Speaker Series:

Experts, school administrators, teachers and parents all have valuable experience and stories to share.  Come listen and learn!  Presentations will cover a wide variety of topics including transitions to middle and high schools, determining your child’s learning style, social/emotional wellness, the IEP process, ADHD, and new initiatives in our schools just to name a few.

Please visit our  calendar of events for details about our monthly meetings and upcoming speakers.