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...)
Wednesday November 19, 2014
6:30pm – 7:45pm EST
LDAO ONLINE Webinar - LD: Two Letters that Don’t Spell Failure
Presenter: Dr. Todd Cunningham, Psychologist at the University of Toronto
Thursday November 20, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
iPad Apps Demo
Demonstration of some iPad apps and built-in tools to help with writing, expressive communication, reading, spelling, math, and collecting, processing, organizing and presenting information. Apps discussed will be of interest for grade 6 and beyond
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 Handouts - 2014
- Handout with links to further resources June 2014
- Intro to LD and ADHD.pdf
- Handouts October, 18 2014 Workshops
- Marjory Phillips - LDs and Anxiety 2014 October 18.pdf
- Garth Smith - Meeting at the Crossroads 2014 October 18.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 upcoming LDAK workshop schedule for 2015.
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
- Thinking about Income Tax? These articles may be of interest...
- 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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