Our office is currently closed due to COVID-19 but staff are still available through e-mail and our Facebook page. Reach out to us at LDACK@netrover.com or on Facebook @LDAChatham. The Spring session of B.E.S.T. (Social Skills) has been cancelled and Tutoring is postponed until schools reopen.

Our staff are excited to get back to work and we hope to be up and running programs this summer. Click the links under Our Programs for more information about summer tutoring, social skills training, and SOAR (secondary school preparation).

The A.L.L. for Kids program may help cover fees for our B.E.S.T. Social Skills program. Visit www.chatham-kent.ca/allforkids for more information.

Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent is a non-profit charitable organization committed to helping individuals reach their full potential. Our mission is to provide leadership in learning disabilities advocacy, research, education and services and to advance the full participation of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities in today’s society.

We are affiliated with the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario www.ldao.ca and the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada www.ldac-taac.ca

We are a United Way of Chatham-Kent funded agency. www.uwock.ca

An additional source of funding that LDACK relies on is generated from Riverview Bingo in Chatham. Dedicated individuals volunteer 1-2 times a month resulting in direct revenue to fund specific programs. During 2019, Bingo revenues totaled over $11,000!

Click on the titles to the left to find the information you need. LD defined is where to look for general information concerning the nature of and relationship between Learning Disabilities, ADHD, social skills, school and work-related difficulties and much more.

For help with school-related difficulties, the Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) process and related topics, click on Advocacy. Here you will also find the information you need to access special education assistance for your child.

Board of Directors

Chair: Ben Gignac
Vice Chair: Colin Lewis
Secretary: Deborah VanBoven
Treasurer: Steve Lambe
Directors: Clare Latimer
Erin Doyle
Margaret Gough
Sara Vadovic
LKDSB SEAC Rep: Julia MacKellar

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