Emerging Leaders Virtual Summer Academy – The Future of Work

The Life Development Institute’s Emerging Leaders Virtual Summer Program features a new course “The Future of Work” for Summer 2020, addressing the new realities of finding and getting a job without a face-to-face interview. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted potential candidates in finding [...]

2020-05-21T10:54:59-07:00May 21st, 2020|

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|

“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|

Now is the time! Enroll in LDI

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. Summer college-bridge or transition-focused programming, such as LDI’s Emerging Leaders Summer Academy, both address this need [...]

2019-08-20T14:39:18-07:00January 25th, 2016|
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