Register Now! We are currently taking registrations for our Summer 2018 programs: Tutoring, Social Skills, Friends For Life and SOAR. For pre-registration or more information about these programs call our office 519-352-2024. Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30-5:30; Friday 9:00-4:30. Beginning July 3, 2018 - Summer office hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30-3:30.

We were pleased to offer a series of three workshops, BUILDING PARENT RESOURCES: PROMOTING STUDENT SUCCESS. These workshop series were made possible with funding provided by the Ministry of Education PRO Grant (Parents Reaching Out). Thank you to our guest speakers Adam Davis, Jennifer Cordeiro and Linda Shoebottom.

Adam Davis who provided a hands on workshop that enabled parents to see what a math classroom looks like for in their child’s schools today. Mathematics, Numeracy and LD was an insightful presentation offering valuable take home resources.

Jennifer Cordeiro offered an enlightening workshop on Social Skills & Mindfulness. Her experience and openness with the group allowing participants to encompass a new perspective was helpful and effective.

Finally, thank you to Linda Shoebottom who educated parents on LD, ADHD and advocacy. Her knowledge and solid information assisted parents with the process of IEP’s and various methods to advocate for their own children.

Thank you to our parents who joined us in the workshops. If you would like further information on any of the workshops or to contact the speakers directly please contact our office at 519-352-2024.

Attention School Personnel! Inquire about running our Social Skills and/or Friends For Life programs at your school. Call LDACK to find out how other schools are implementing these programs in their schools!

The 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 and the Learning Disabilities Association of Canada

We are a United Way of Chatham Kent funded agency.

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
Steve Churchill
Margaret Gough
Sara Vadovic
LKDSB SEAC Rep: Julia MacKellar
SCCDSB SEAC Rep: Clare Latimer

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