Summer programs are being offered from July to August 2020.

Online Tutoring

Children aged 6 to 14 in Chatham-Kent are welcome to receive free online reading assistance from our staff. Sign up and reserve a 20-minute time slot once or twice weekly by filling out a registration form at: If you prefer your child to work on other subjects besides reading, please inquire. Children do NOT have to be identified with a learning disability to partake.

Worried about the security of online programs? We understand, and we are committed to working from a secure platform. Two staff members will log on with your child and record the session, sending it to you by e-mail afterward.

Tilly’s Tales / …and then We Read

LDACK is dedicated to improving literacy for the youth of Chatham-Kent. Join us on Facebook Live throughout July and August as we share our love of reading and engage students with thought provoking discussion. No registration required. To partake in activities, message us on Facebook ( or e-mail and a staff member will drop off the necessary materials, free of charge.

Tilly’s Tales

Facebook Live, Mondays from 9:30-10:00am, July 6-August 24

Listen to lively reading of children’s books for ages 3 to 8 with new themes each week. All are welcome. Each week, children in Chatham-Kent who join in discussion or activities will have the chance to win one of the featured books!

…and then We Read

Facebook Live, Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30pm, July 7-August 25

Listen to portions of the hilarious Canadian series “and then it Happened” by Michael and Laura Wade. This is geared to ages 9 to 13 but all are welcome. Each week, children in Chatham-Kent who join in discussion or activities will have the chance to win a gift card!

Backyard Summer Camp Calendar

Camp may be cancelled this summer but virtual camp activities, groups, fun events and workshops are being planned for youth by Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent, VON Kids’ Circle, Blenheim Youth Centre, Big Brothers Big Sisters Chatham-Kent, ACCESS Open Minds, Chatham-Kent Children’s Services, Restorative Justice Chatham-Kent, YMCA, and Gregory Drive Alliance Church. Click the link to see the full calendar.

Tutoring, …and then We Read, Tilly’s Tales, and Backyard Summer Camp are supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, Community Foundations of Canada, and Canada Summer Jobs.