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|

Back in the Saddle

February has descended upon our country, and we find ourselves at Life Development Institute about a quarter of the way through our spring trimester.  We are fully “back in the saddle” now and moving forward in our educational journey.  This journey is similar to the recent experience [...]

2019-08-20T14:36:59-07:00February 3rd, 2016|

Oh for the Shame of it All: Shame Spiraling

Recently, Life Development Institute had the opportunity to share dinner with a few other members of our community who embrace the opportunity to serve students who may have Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, or related disorders.  During this time, we spoke about many topics related [...]

2019-08-20T14:37:54-07:00February 1st, 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|

Speaker Series in Review: Virginia Murray presents Pathways to Independence: Supporting Young Adults with Exceptionalities

Virginia Murray, online and adjunct faculty member for Grand Canyon University, spoke January 13, 2016 at Life Development Institute. During her session, Virginia addressed self-determination, self-awareness, self-advocacy, and provided an overview of important skills and strategies that assist adolescents and young adults as they work towards independence.  [...]

2019-08-20T14:39:57-07:00January 22nd, 2016|

Winter Wonderland for LDI Students, Yes in Arizona!

Too often, the idea of Arizona is mixed with thoughts of Saguaro Cactus, desert wilderness, and unending extreme heat. Although these exist, Arizona has so much more to offer to residents, visitors, and students. In fact, the winter in Phoenix metropolitan has come with a rush of [...]

2019-08-20T14:40:47-07:00January 20th, 2016|

Celebrating the Life and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

As the nation reflects upon the life and legacy of Dr. King, LDI takes a moment to honor his memory in the most appropriate way possible, which is by quoting his very words: The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think [...]

2019-08-20T14:41:43-07:00January 18th, 2016|

Building Community through an epic Colossal Cave Tour and Student Defined Policy

LDI students have begun the spring trimester through immersion into community.  Combining social and academic endeavors has encouraged and strengthened the interpersonal relationships within LDI and enables a fresh optimistic launch toward success. To begin, students visited Colossal Cave Mountain Park in Vail, Arizona this past weekend.  [...]

2019-08-20T14:42:35-07:00January 14th, 2016|

Welcome Students and Families to spring 2016 trimester at LDI!

The New Year is here and has brought forth the spring trimester for Life Development Institute.  As we welcome new and returning students, we take a moment to reflect upon the greatness and wonder that comes with education.  It has been said that “giving a man a [...]

2019-08-20T14:45:04-07:00January 4th, 2016|
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