LDAWC-SOAR SR. (Some Assembly Required) Transition Planning Program

Are you or your child in grades 11 or 12 with an LD or ADHD?  Looking to prepare for the transition to college or university?

Sign up for SOAR SR. (SOme Assembly Required)!

Program Summary

The SOAR Post-Secondary program is a small-group college and university transition support program
for students in Grade 11 and 12 with a diagnosed, identified, or suspected learning disability.

This program aims to prepare students for the transition to post-secondary by equipping them with the
necessary skills to navigate their new environment and advocate for their needs, thus fostering strong
socio-emotional skills to set them up for success.

In SOAR SR. (Post-Secondary), participants work on developing self-advocacy and coping strategies, and learn about the various resources available at college and university to prepare for a positive transition to post-secondary education.

Sessions are taught using a combination of discussion, instruction, guest speakers and engaging activities.


Program Focus

The program focuses on the following areas:

  1. Self-advocacy skills and strategies;
  2. Building confidence;
  3. Developing an understanding that there are others experiencing the same difficulties as them;
  4. Preparation for the transition to post-secondary education.


Who:  Students grades 11 and 12 with a learning disability or ADHD diagnosis

What:  Small group

Focus:  Increase self-advocacy and awareness of student’s disability

When:  Once a week for 8 weeks, October 19th to December 7th, 2021 (Mondays) 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

COST: $50.00 **

**We are able to offer this program at a subsidized rate thanks to the generous support from the City of Guelph.

Location:  To be held virtually via ZOOM (link will be sent the day before the program starts)

Register today! (for residents of Wellington County/Guelph)

Not yet a member? Get discounted rates on all programs by signing up today!

Find out more: contact us at 519-837-2050 or email execdir@ldawc.ca

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