LADSE La Grange Area Department of Special Education
LADSE is a special education cooperative made up of 15 member districts. LADSE collaborates with its member districts to provide high-quality, evidence-based programs and services and provide comprehensive, cost efficient support, and positive outcomes for students with disabilities ages 3 through 22.
Founded in 1957, LADSE is the first special education organization to be established in Illinois. From 1957 until today, LADSE has continued to be a leader in special education supports, programs, services (including autism and assistive technology consultation), instructional environments, and professional development. LADSE’s highly specialized teams provide direct, individualized support to students, families, and member district staff.
LADSE TRAININGS LADSE staff can use the following button to access the required Health & Safety and HR videos.
January 20 - LADSE Directing Board Meeting January 20 - LADSE Strand: Race for Cultural Diversity in American Life & History - Online Course by James D. Anderson (5 sessions) January 21 - Retrospect is 2020: Pitfalls & Lessons Learned in High School MTSS (virtual presentation) January 25 - LADSE Strand: LCSW/LCPC Supervision Part 19/Part 2 (7 virtual sessions) January 25 - LADSE Strand /Gamification: Creating Engaging Activities to Entice Learners (virtual sessions) February 8, 9, & 10 - Wilson Reading System Introductory Course (virtual sessions, open to LADSE and LADSE member district staff) February 23 - Social Workers - Resources Roundup: Engaging and Supporting Students