Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region
|Record #: CDR0160||Last Modified: 04 Nov 2016||Last Full Update: 02 May 2016|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Learning-Disabilities-Association-of-Peel-Region/106149786144681
|Description & Services|
|Alternate Name||LDA ; LDAPR|
|Description||The 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.
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.
9am - 5pm
|Areas Served||Mississauga ; Brampton, Mississauga, and Caledon|
|Eligibility||People with LD/ADD/ADHD and their families|
|Fees||Membership ; Program|
|Address & Map||5155 Spectrum Way, Unit 26
Mississauga, ON L4W 5A1
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|Intersection||Confederation Pkwy and Dundas St W|
|Office Phone||Brampton 905-791-4100
|Fax||Brampton Fax: 905-791-5159
Mississauga Fax: 905-272-4863
|Primary Contact||Barbara Wallace, Executive Director; Phone: 905-272-4100 * 905-791-4100 ext 223; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Print Material||Newsletter; 4/yr - Learning Connections - with LDA membership|
|Funding||Donations ; Region of Peel
United Way of Peel Region
|Service Level||(50) Non Profit|
|Subjects||Adults ; 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|