2017 Emerging Leaders Summer Academy in Review

On July 28, 2017, Life Development Institute (LDI) completed its 2017 Emerging Leaders Summer Academy.  LDI began in 1982 and continues as an organization of high moral purpose that provides education to high school and young adult students who have learning disabilities, non-verbal learning disabilities, Asperger’s syndrome, [...]

2019-08-08T14:25:05-07:00September 5th, 2017|


LDI’s 2017 Emerging Leaders Summer Academy – Midpoint Rest Stop Each summer, Life Development Institute (LDI) provides a five-week summer academy wherein students increase skills related to employment, diversity, and leadership while at the same time developing social and independent living skills.  The Emerging Leaders Summer Academy [...]

2019-08-09T10:39:31-07:00July 16th, 2017|

Emerging to Leadership at Life Development Institute

Four years ago, Life Development Institute (LDI) launched its first five-week Emerging Leaders Summer Academy at Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, AZ. As a leader for 35 years in the education of students with learning disabilities, Asperger’s syndrome, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and other social [...]

2019-08-09T10:55:13-07:00March 20th, 2017|

Life Development Institute Program Overview: The Academy of Lifelong Learning Day High School

Life Development Institute (LDI) has spent the last 35 years assisting teens and young adults who have learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome, and other similar learning and social differences with their successful transition into independent living. The success of students’ education and learning [...]

2019-08-09T11:01:07-07:00March 10th, 2017|

The Academy of Lifelong Learning: Life Development Institute’s Day High School Program

Academy of Lifelong Learning Mission Statement: To provide non-traditional, college- capable students a practical and inclusive bridge to improve college/career readiness and success, build cultural competence, and develop personal leadership skills. Program Overview: Life Development Institute is an organization of high moral purpose.  Its services and focus [...]

2019-08-09T11:17:41-07:00December 15th, 2016|

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|

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|

Life Development Institute Launches its Annual Emerging Leaders Summer Academy!

The time has come for LDI’s third cohort of students to attend its annual Emerging Leaders Summer Academy.  Life Development Institute is located in Glendale, AZ and offers fully accredited high school, post-secondary and summer academy programs for higher education capable young adults who have Autism Spectrum [...]

2019-08-19T15:58:54-07:00June 22nd, 2016|

Here’s the Pitch! He Swings! Long Fly Ball! Homerun!

Baseball is here, and summer is essentially right around the corner.  In Arizona, we have already seen spurts of the summer heat and have ushered in the summer trimester at Life Development Institute, which means LDI’s Emerging Leaders Summer Academy is also right around the corner.  This [...]

2019-08-20T14:21:49-07:00June 1st, 2016|
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