The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario presents:
Webinar: Letting Go: Building Your High Schooler’s Self-Advocacy Skills
Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 – 7:45pm EST
Speakers: Julia Osborne and Matthew Cote
The purpose of this webinar is to explore the transition from elementary to high school from a learning disabilities perspective:
- Identify the key players in high school
- Recognize how students and parents build relationships with these key players
- Describe how parents can support students in becoming the advocate for their own education
- Identify how you can help prepare your child to continue to self-advocate beyond high school
You will find more information on the speakers and the topic at the link below.
Pre-registration is required.
If you have any questions please email Shannon Malloch-Strojny at ShannonM@ldao.ca and please feel free to forward this to anyone who you think might benefit from this event.
Saturday January 17, 2015
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Presented by WordWorks
PhD, Founder of WordWorks
Location: Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Thursday January 29, 2015
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm
"Reality Checklist - Life After High School"
So, you've survived high school, and want to go to university or college. What’s in your academic tool kit?
Speaker: Gail Eaton-Smith, Learning Disabilities Strategist, Queen’s University
Free workshop for students, parents & teachers.
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Research Project: Improving the Problem Solving Performance of Struggling Learners in Secondary School Mathematics
A Queen's M.Ed candidate is looking for participants in this study which examines the effectiveness of an instructional approach called Cognitive Strategy Instruction with the combination of graphic organizers for improving the problem solving performance of Grades 7 to 10 students with difficulties in mathematics. Further contact information can be obtained upon request from the LDAK office (see Contact Us tab).
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.
***** Winter 2015 newsletter (published January 12, 2015)
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...
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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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