Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region -

Brampton (North Peel) Office

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Record #: CDR0161 Last Modified: 22 May 2013 Last Full Update: 22 May 2013
Record Details
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Description & Services
Alternate NameLDA ; LDA North Peel Chapter ; LDANP
DescriptionThe Learning Disabilities Associations 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 LDA Ontario 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 Disorder (ADD); 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 ADD: 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 (13-18 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 to twelve years old designed to incorporate learning and fun. Participants will be encouraged to develop and/or improve study skills, learn keyboarding/computer skills, and take part in exciting social skills activities.
HoursMon-Fri 
9:30am to 3:30pm
Areas ServedBrampton ; Caledon ; Orangeville
EligibilityPeople with LD/ADD/ADHD and their families
FeesMembership - $20/student; $50/household;$75/professional ; Program ; Program - Positive Conflict Resolution Program:$150;Computer Skills Program: $150;Social Skills Program: $150; Summer Support Program: $250/wk/full day; $150/wk/half day; Academic Support (Tutoring): $30/hr
LanguagesEnglish
Contact Information
AddressBramalea Civic Centre
150 Central Park Dr, Suite 104
Brampton, ON L6T 2T9
 
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IntersectionDixie Rd/Queen St E
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-791-4100
Fax905-791-5189
Websitewww.ldapr.ca
Primary ContactCarla Warwick, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Regio; Email: cwarwick@ldapr.ca
Primary ExecutiveCarla Warwick, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region; Email: cwarwick@ldapr.ca
Other Details
Print MaterialNewsletter: 4/yr - Learning Connections - with LDA membership
ElectionsAnnual
FundingRegional / Municipal ; United Way
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