• Parent Education Workshop on Funding, Housing and Employment

    Session two: Financial Planning (8 sessions)
    Free and open to the community, space is limited
    February 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
    NSSED Training Center-Arbor Academy Building,776 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park
    More info

  • College Planning: “What We Wish We Knew…”

    Deerfield Parent Network Presents A College Planning
    Panel Discussion for Parents of High School Students
    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    7:00-8:30pm Deerfield Public Library
    More info

  • Working with Anxious Children and Adolescents

    Working with Anxious Children and Adolescents:
    How to Identify Triggers and Support Children
    to be Emotionally Healthy
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 Evening Session: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
    New Trier Northfield Campus, 7 Happ Road, Northfield IL 60093
    More info

  • “Breaking Points”

    Glenview Northbrook Coalition Youth is Screening and Discussing “Breaking Points”
    Tuesday February 28th 7:00-8:30 pm
    Glenbrook North High School, Green and Gold Room, 2300 Shermer Rd., Northbrook
    More info

  • Gigi’s Playhouse

    2017 Gigi’s Playhouse Deerfield Kickoff Fundraising Event
    February 28, 2017 6 – 9 PM
    Half Day Brewing Company
    200 Village Green, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
    More info

  • PUNS Evening

    Please Join NSSED For An Informative PUNS Evening
    Monday, March 20, 2017 from 6:00-9:00pm
    760 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park NSSED
    More info

  • Lake Bluff & Lake Forest Preschool Screenings

    Lake Bluff Elementary School is offering free Developmental/Educational Screenings for Lake Bluff preschoolers on March 8th 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.