Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region -

Mississauga Office

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Record #: CDR0160 Last Modified: 28 May 2013 Last Full Update: 28 May 2013
Record Details
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Website Website: www.ldapr.ca
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Description & Services
Alternate NameLDA
DescriptionThe Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region is a non-profit, charitable organizations comprised of groups of parents and professionals brought together by a concern for children and adults with learning disabilities.  
 
LDA assists people with learning disabilities and their families by providing support, guidance and resources information; provides an interactive environment, offering workshops, programs, courses and support groups; provides public awareness of learning disabilities; supports LDAO in pursuing legislative and government initiatives with special education funding and curriculum; supports LDA Ontario in their work with the provincial and local governments to initiate new policies for those with learning disabilities 
 
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS include: 
 
COMPUTER SKILLS PROGRAM 
For children and adolescents (7-16 years) who are learning disabled (LD) or have Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder (AD(H)D); and who may experience difficulty in the areas of reading and writing, cognitive ability, comprehension, information retention, fine motor control and visual perception 
 
SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAM 
For children (7-11 years) and adolescents (12-16 years) who are LD or have AD(H)D: and who may avoid social contact; behave immaturely, be shy or timid in groups, and/or experience conflict with peers. 
 
POSITIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM 
For children (8-11 years) and adolescents (12-16 years) who are LD or have AD(H)D who may need assistance in developing effecting coping behaviours, manage conflict and develop constructive strategies to diffuse confrontations.  
 
ACADEMIC SUPPORT (TUTORING) 
For elementary and high school students who require individual assistance with their school work and improve studying skills. 
 
YOUTH GROUP 
Designed to meet the social needs of adolescents (11-16 years), this program gives youth the opportunity to interact with their peers while having a chance to participate in fun activities. 
 
SUMMER SUPPORT PROGRAM 
A full day program for individuals between the ages six and twelve designed to incorporate learning and fun. Participants will be encouraged to develop and/or improve study skills, learn computer skills, and take part in exciting social skills activities. 
 
LOCATIONS 
 
Head Office 
150 Central Park Drive, Suite 104 
Brampton, Ontario, L6T 2T9 
Tel: 905-791-4100 
Fax: 905-791-5159 
 
Mississauga Office 
165 Dundas Street, W. Suite 800 
Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 2N6 
Tel: 905-272-4100 
Fax: 905-272-4863 
HoursMon-Fri 
9:30am- 3:30pm
Areas ServedMississauga ; Brampton, Mississauga, and Caledon
EligibilityPeople with LD/ADD/ADHD and their families
FeesMembership ; Program
LanguagesEnglish
Contact Information
Address165 Dundas Street W, Suite 800
Mississauga, ON L5M 2N6
 
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IntersectionConfederation Pkwy & Dundas St W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office PhoneBrampton 905-791-4100 
Mississauga 905-272-4100
FaxBrampton Fax: 905-791-5159 
Mississauga Fax: 905-272-4863
E-Mailinfo@ldapr.ca
Websitewww.ldapr.ca
Primary ContactCarla Warwick, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region; Phone: 905-272-4100 * 905-791-4100 ext 223; Email: cwarwick@ldapr.ca
Other Details
Print MaterialNewsletter; 4/yr - Learning Connections - with LDA membership 
ElectionsAnnual
FundingDonations ; Region of Peel  
United Way of Peel Region  
Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsAdults ; Advocacy ; Assessments ; Attention deficit disorder ; Children ; Computer training ; Counselling ; Employment ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Learning disabilities ; Libraries ; Literacy ; Parenting support ; Self esteem ; Support groups ; Tutoring ; Youth