LDA London Region

Chapter Programs:

AssistTech Learning

For students & parents grades 4 to 8

This program will provide both students and their parent the strategies for effective and efficient use of technology. The skills and programs covered in this program include: Kurzweil, Google Docs (word processing), Google Slides (presentation slides), Google Read & Write; text to speech and speech to text and apps for time management and organization, such as daily agendas, task lists and reminders. Demonstrations may change due to the need of each individual group.

JUMP Math Tutoring

For students in grades 3 to 8

Our one-to-one JUMP Math Tutoring is designed to increase our students’ confidence and self-esteem as they work towards improving their understanding of basic math and concepts, which greatly increases their success in math. Our tutors use the Ontario math curriculum. They employ a variety of games, activities and lessons that will allow each student to explore, practice, apply and extend math skills/concepts in a self-paced format.

One-to-One Academic Tutoring

For students in grades 3 to 12

Students are matched with a tutor for a 1½ hour individualized session over a 10-week timeframe. Parents and students will be consulted on an action plan for the tutoring sessions. Tutors will assist with homework, subjects and integrating skills/strategies that students need to practice in working toward improving their grades and competencies.

Reading Rocks!

For students in grades 6 to 8

Reading Rocks is an individualized, one-on-one tutoring literacy program for children struggling with literacy skills. Children work one-on-one with a tutor on phonics, sight words, fluency, and more, through fun, interactive activities.

The Function Junction Junior

For students in grades 4 to 6

This group program is designed to address learning strategies that are helpful for those with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. Weekly topics will include strategies for maintaining attention & focus, cooperative learning, organization & planning, working memory, understanding how we each individually learn, our strengths and our best learning environment.

The Function Junction Senior

For students in grades 7 to 12

This program is designed for students to address learning strategies that are helpful for those with learning disabilities and/or ADHD.  Topics in this program include: understanding how we each individually learn, our best working environment, memory strategies, working independently, attention and focus and demonstration of apps to assist with time management and organization such as daily agendas, task lists and reminders.

Adventures in Learning Camp

For students in grades 4 to 8 

This camp is full of fun interactive activities; recreation, swimming, exciting guests and adventures in the community. This camp is designed to help campers make a successful transition from vacation to the social, academic, organizational expectations of school. We assist with developing new friendships, self-awareness, learning needs, self-advocating skills and helping to increase their self-confidence and self-esteem.  Campers will take part in learning disabilities and/or ADHD awareness, skill building activities, teamwork, social and problem solving skills, some assistive technology, literacy, math games and art.

Tech Discovery Camp

For students in grades 4 to 8

This camp is full of fun interactive activities; recreation, swimming, exciting guests & adventures in the community. It will also give the campers the opportunity to practice their computer skills & different uses of assistive technology; Google Docs (word processing), Google Slides (presentation), Read & Write (text to speech, speech to text), Kurzweil and iPad apps.

Parent Advocacy Workshops

The special education system in elementary and secondary school can be a complicated, difficult place to navigate. Come learn more to help advocate effectively for your son/daughter. Sessions will integrate effective communication, understanding school board policies and procedures and conflict resolution strategies. Topics include: What is an advocate, Individual Education Plans (IEP), Identification Placement Review Committees (IPRC), Important skills & tools for effective advocacy.

Parent Support Group

For parents of elementary and secondary school aged children with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. The sessions provide an open, supportive setting to share experiences, to gain advice or new ideas. Sessions are 6:45 – 8:15pm on the first Monday of each month.

Contact Information:

LDA London Region
Tel:
(519) 438-6213
E-mail: LDAinfo@LDAlondon.ca
Website: www.LDAlondon.ca