LDA York Region

Chapter Programs:

Educational Workshops/Annual Conference – Sessions for community members, students, and/or professionals on topics related to learning disabilities and/or ADHD.

Parent Support Group – Provides parents and guardians with the opportunities to exchange strengths, areas of improvement, solutions, and more information with other parents and professionals.

SOAR Mindful Transitions – Elementary, grades 7 & 8 and secondary ages 16 To 20 years old – Program for students to develop skills on: learning strategies, self-advocacy and transitioning to high school, post-secondary education or the workplace.  Sessions available one-on-one or in groups.

Social Skills Programs – Provided in Richmond Hill and Newmarket locations for children ages 6 to 16 with primary diagnosis of LD and/or ADHD. Also includes Parent Sessions to help parents implement the strategies taught in Social Skills at home.

Social Skills Summer Camp – A one-week activity-based day camp for children ages 7 to 12. In a safe, encouraging and positive environment, learning social skills has never been so fun.

STEM Discovery Club –The Discovery Club will provide children the opportunity to foster their creativity as they discover various tools and techniques while making STEM-based projects (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)

STEM Minds March Break Camp – A one-week March Break camp for children ages 6 to 14. Children will get the opportunity to foster their creativity as they discover various tools and techniques while making STEM-based projects.

Strategies for Life – An 8-part series focusing on academic and socio-emotional effects of LDs and/or ADHD. Students ages 17 to 25 work towards developing strategies to become more resilient as they progress into the next stage of life. Sessions available upon request.

Summer Institute for Youth – Summer workshops for youth on topics related to transition to secondary or postsecondary studies.

Tutoring Services – One-to-one literacy and numeracy tutoring program for students in grades 3 to 8 with trained volunteers.

Young Adult Forum – Designed for young adults ages 19 to 25, to expand understanding of mental health issues and become the agents of change in their lives. Speakers present monthly on various topics and challenges surrounding mental health.

Adult Support Group – Provides opportunities for adults with LD and ADHD.

Job-Fit Program – A program to help adults with LD and/or ADHD explore interests, strengths, weaknesses and how to ask for accommodations.

Contact Information:

LDA York Region

Tel: (905) 884-7933

E-mail: info@LDAyr.org

Website: www.LDAyr.org

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