Emerging Leaders Summer Academy: Building Learning and Living Communities that Support Postsecondary Success for Students with Disabilities

Many teens and young adults with hidden disabilities such as specific learning disorders, ADHD, high functioning Autism and similar issues aspire to-and yearn for-greater success in higher education and community inclusion. Currently, approximately 11 percent or 2 million of all college undergraduates report having a disability. Each [...]

2019-08-09T11:36:58-07:00September 12th, 2016|

Life Development Institute in Perspective: LDI International Student Program

Life Development Institute (LDI) offers program options for U.S. students and families include a day high school program, 5 week summer academy, and day or apartment-based postsecondary programs. Furthering the uniqueness of LDI, it is important to note that international students have the potential to enroll in [...]

2019-08-09T11:38:01-07:00September 9th, 2016|

Life Development Institute Wishes You a Happy Labor Day!

Life Development Institute (LDI), its staff, and its students hope you have a very happy Labor Day.   As you may know, Labor Day occurs on the first Monday in September and was developed to honor the social and economic achievements of workers throughout the United States. [...]

2019-08-09T11:43:04-07:00September 5th, 2016|

Life Development Institute Serves Students who have Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD)

In looking at a variety of educational programs, students, families, and professionals often wonder who would be an appropriate student. In general, LDI offers a high school program, a residential program, and a summer academy for students ages 16 and older who have nonverbal learning disabilities, specific [...]

2019-08-09T11:45:07-07:00August 19th, 2016|

Go Pokemon Go!

One of the latest sensations to take root in culture is the immensely popular Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go is a mobile game that users across the world are actively playing.  Essentially, one downloads the mobile game app on an Android or iPhone and plays the game in [...]

2019-08-09T11:46:14-07:00August 18th, 2016|

Life Development Institute in Perspective: The Residential Program

Often times, families will discover Life Development Institute (LDI) and inquire about the various programs that are offered. In hopes to shed clarity on this subject, LDI recognizes that it is necessary to specifically speak about each of its programs and their features.  The hope is that [...]

2019-08-09T11:48:30-07:00August 12th, 2016|

Building on Successes and Moving Forward: Congratulations to Jordan H.!

One of the many joys that Life Development Institute (LDI) continues to receive is being an active participant in the development, success, and progress of its students. The culmination of hard-work, time, and commitment result in the successful transition of students towards the next stage in their [...]

2019-08-19T15:42:05-07:00July 29th, 2016|

Education by Doing Results in Learning

Life Development Institute (LDI) believes that a foundational standard to achieving success in transitioning to adult living lies in the active participation within education. Often times, the theoretical information can result in a cognitive awareness of what something is or how to complete the theoretical task.  However, [...]

2019-08-19T15:47:08-07:00July 25th, 2016|

Examining Disability and Higher Education Outside America

Ongoing or unrecognized educational difficulties have adversely affected how many persons worldwide with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, and other Learning Disabilities view themselves and their opportunities for the future. Difficulties in making major decisions about one’s future are a normal part of life and are not [...]

2019-08-22T12:32:04-07:00July 13th, 2016|

Look How Far We

Often times, life is so filled with growth and activity that it becomes common and easy to overlook the steps taken.  At Life Development Institute (LDI), life does not slow down as students are engaged in education and the living out of this education through the development [...]

2019-08-19T15:51:40-07:00July 11th, 2016|
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