Learning Disabilities Association of Kingston



Awareness Month 2014


PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED for Project to Help Reading

Becoming Word Scientists: Research Study Seeks 8 - 10 yr olds

Researchers from Queen's University are hoping to learn more about how children can develop word inquiry skills and a better understanding of how spelling works, which can in turn help lead to reading success.

They are looking for two participants (approx. age 8 - 10). Participants should be identified with difficulties in literacy, and be able to participate in 10 one-on-one tutoring sessions. The two week program starts in mid January 2015, and will take place in a room at the Faculty of Education. Participation by a parent is also required.

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More information about Word Works, Structured Word Inquiry, and Pete Bowers


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 Successand 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...)



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.

Stay tuned for further details and registration information coming in early January.


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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



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.

LDAK COmmunity Fair display table

For more resources, news, and events, check out our provincial assocation website.




Stay tuned for more LDAK Workshop dates.


***** Fall 2014 newsletter pdf icon (published Sept. 30, 2014)


Stay tuned for information about upcoming LDAK workshop schedule for 2015.






Further information about upcoming workshops.






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