LDA Kingston Fall Workshop Day
DATE: Saturday October 18, 2014
9 a.m. - noon and/or 1 - 3:30 pm
St. Lawrence College, Kingston
100 Portsmouth Avenue
WORKSHOP #1 - 9:00 am – 12:00 pm All About Moods: Understanding Anxiety in Children and Youth with Learning Disabilities Presenter: Dr. Marjory Phillips, C.Psych.; Director, Integra
WORKSHOP #2 - 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Meeting at the Crossroads: Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD’s), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Asperger Syndrome Presenter: Dr. Garth Smith, Associate Professor and Developmental Pediatrician, Queen’s University
Partnering with Schools for Student Success: Effective Parent Advocacy
Online Advocacy Course, Partnering with Schools for Student Success
Starts on October 20th for seven weeks.
The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario, in partnership with Integra Children’s Mental Health Centre, is once again offering an online workshop for parents, and for individuals who are helping parents navigate the school system. The course is called Partnering with Schools for Student Success, and promotes a collaborative approach to advocacy, based on knowledge and understanding on both sides. Feedback has been very positive on the first four offerings of the workshop. The seven units explore (more...)
Richard Lavoie on Tour in Ottawa:
When the Chips are Down: Behaviour Management Strategies for the Child with LD, Richard Lavoie, October 25, 2014
LDA Ottawa hosts a conference with Richard Lavoie on Saturday, October 25.
For further details see https://ldaoclavoie.eventbrite.ca
Have you visited the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario's new LD@School website?
See http://ldatschool.ca/ for further information related to Classroom Resources, Professional Learning, and the Educations' Institute. Watch informational videos such as "An Introduction to Learning Disabilities in the Classroom".
Workshop Handout - June 2014
Handout with links to further resources - Intro to LD and ADHD.pdf
Have you seen these "Snapshots" about LD?
Please note that these "Snapshots" are free to share – help yourself! But please keep in mind that these sheets and the information in them are not for sale or resale – free is the word.
For more resources, news, and events, check out our provincial assocation website.
Stay tuned for more LDAK Workshop dates.
***** Fall 2014 newsletter (published Sept. 30, 2014)
Stay tuned for information about fall workshops...
Further information about upcoming workshops.
Transitions Program Information
The Regional Assessment and Resource Centre (RARC), Queen’s University offers a 2-year program, beginning in grade 7, to assist students with learning disabilities and their families to make a successful transition from elementary to secondary school and beyond. There is no cost to participants. Further information...
- New - Resource
Guide for Students with Disabilities:
Transition to Post-Secondary Education
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- Links for Parents: Limestone District School Board
Special Education Plan
New - The LDSB Family Lending Library
- Links for Parents: Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic
District School Board
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