Spring is just around the corner! Want a great way to keep your child on track now that school is halfway over? Register now for our TUTORING or SOCIAL SKILLS programs!

With our tutoring sessions, pick any one or two day combinations throughout Monday-Thursday. Located out of CKSS, our tutoring program runs between the hours of 4:00pm until 5:00pm. Our winter/spring session will run for a total of 15 weeks, ending on June 8, 2020. Call the office or send us an email for more information and to get your child registered.

Social Skills will begin on March 25. There will be two group times available. Younger students (ages 6-9 years old) will attend from 5:15pm until 6:15pm, and older students (ages 10-14 years old) will attend from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. Both groups will run Wednesday evenings out of CKSS for a ten week block, ending on May 27, 2020. We work with the A.L.L. for Kids Program which may help cover fees for this program. Visit www.chatham-kent.ca/allforkids for more information.

School Preparation Workshops for students and families starting up again in March! Eight awesome workshops have been put together to ensure that your child has the skills, tools and organization that are needed to be prepared for the next step in their education. Some of our topics include:
*Types of intelligence and learning styles
*IEPs, accommodations, modifications and self advocacy
*Study strategies and helpful school habits
*Organization and class transitions

Call us at our office to reserve your spot for yourself, and family members. Workshops run for about an hour in length, with a cost of $10/per family. For more information, call (519) 352-2024.

LASTLY, since you’re getting your kids to work their brains out, why not work out yours at our TRIVIA NIGHT!? Being held at the LINKS OF KENT on April 30th, 2020, bring some friends and get your brain sweating. Team registration starts at 6:30pm, with the main trivia event beginning at 7:00pm. Cost is $20/per person, with no more than 6 members on a team. All proceeds go towards our programs and the families who need them. Call the office, email us, or send us a message on Facebook to save a spot!

For more information about any of our programs, or to register for any of our programs, call our office 519-352-2024. Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 am -5:30 pm

Attention School Personnel! Inquire about running our School Preparation Workshops at your school. Call LDACK to find out how other schools are implementing our 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 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 the fiscal year of April 2017—March 2018, Bingo revenues totaled $8870.24!

We could use more responsible, dedicated volunteers to volunteer once a month for two hours at a time at Riverview Gaming. Our volunteers are paired up in teams of two and receive the required training! Please call our office today to inquire how you can help!

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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