Speaker Series in Review: Veronica Crawford addresses “Disclosing Learning Disabilities to Employers & Maximizing Job Success”

Veronica addressed students, faculty, and community members on March 9, 2016 regarding “Disclosing Learning Disabilities to Employers and Maximizing Job Success.”  During her presentation, Veronica began by speaking about the history of disability acts within the United States.  The evolution of protections offered to persons with disability [...]

2019-08-20T14:20:28-07:00June 3rd, 2016|

Now Enrolling! Emerging Leaders Summer Academy

Now Enrolling! Emerging Leaders Summer Academy A College Living Experience & Leadership Training Program June 13 - July 15, 2016 Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ For young adults with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, NVLD, Asperger’s syndrome and similar social or learning differences from ages 16 - 26. [...]

2019-08-20T14:24:32-07:00March 9th, 2016|

Speaker Series in Review: Nathan Buckles and

On February 17, 2016, Life Development Institute hosted its monthly Speaker Series event.  During this presentation, Nathan Buckles of the Special Needs Project spoke about “The ABC’s of Special Needs Planning.”  During his discussion, Nathan stated that special needs planning encompasses the items that surround the idea [...]

2019-08-20T14:28:42-07:00February 26th, 2016|

Emerging Leaders Alumni Spotlight: Ryan E.

At Life Development Institute (LDI), interaction with students and families are often filled with many successes both during the students’ time with LDI and after their graduation.  Each summer, LDI offers a 5-week Emerging Leaders Summer Academy (EL) to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and other [...]

2019-08-20T14:29:30-07:00February 24th, 2016|

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Persistent Communicators Wanted

Recently, I attended a workshop presented by Amy Maschue entitled “The 3 P's of Parent Engagement & Communication.”  During this session, Amy presented background information on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and offered 10 strategies that we can use.  Amy stated that we need to be persistent communicators [...]

2019-08-20T14:31:19-07:00February 18th, 2016|

“Still Crushed, But Finding Silver Linings” by Veronica Lieb Crawford

I always tell parents that it is true that things do get better as we age. It is also true that we find methods, strategies, avenues, and people who assist us along the way. Wouldn’t you agree? In fact, we cannot make it without one another. From [...]

2019-08-20T14:34:55-07:00February 8th, 2016|

February: The Holidays and Celebrations that make it Unique

Life Development Institute believes that emersion in community and the inclusion of all its members is what makes the most out of what we have been given in our world.  In fact, those among us who carry some of the most unique traits often produce world-changing results.  [...]

2019-08-20T14:36:05-07:00February 5th, 2016|
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