Life Development Institute offers private residential, internationally recognized, and fully-accredited high school, college and career-focused programs for young adults with special education needs due to Learning Disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, and similar conditions in beautiful Arizona.

We are caring professionals who are are passionately devoted to actively working with and supporting parents who are eager for a place where their young adult child can become more independent to thrive, succeed and explore their full potential in life.

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Self Determination vs. Self Advocacy

Understanding the differences between self-determination and self-advocacy.

Self Determination

The importance of self-determination for autonomy, free will and empowerment.

Caregivers Supporting Self Determination and Advocacy

How caregivers can aid in supporting self determination and advocacy.

Learning Disabilities and Independence

Encouraging those with learning disabilities to become more independent.

Employment and Learning Disabilities

Barriers to Success for Employees

Barriers to success for employees with learning disabilities.

Managing Career Decisions

Managing career decisions for employees with learning disabilities.

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Flexible Program Options

We offer both residential, day high school, and summer programs for individuals with learning disabilities including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Asperger’s.






High School




Summer Academy