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One-on-One Technology Coaching with Learnstyle

Special Program for Learning Disabilities Associations Clients* One free (no obligation) one-to-one, hands on, video coaching session with a personal Technology Coach can be accessed per youth.   Additional one hour sessions are available for $40+HST.    Please State your referral from LDAWC when you sign up for sessions. This allows us to gain credits towards sessions for those that cannot afford the fees. [email protected]      1-866-324-9155 For More Info about these Sessions: LearnStyle Virtual … Continue reading One-on-One Technology Coaching with Learnstyle

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Learning Disabilities & Employment

Adults have learning disabilities too!   So much of our focus is on supporting children and their families through the academic challenges that can come with their academic career but we also need to acknowledge that for many, learning disabilities also impact adults in the workplace.  In school, students with learning disabilities vary greatly in their need for support. Some need a special school, some a special class, some resource support, and some cope nicely … Continue reading Learning Disabilities & Employment

International Day of Families May 15th, 2020

The International Day of Families is an observance celebrated by the United Nations. The organization recognizes families as the basic unit of society. Therefore, it is fundamental that families have its importance acknowledged. Many different countries and communities all around the world organize events to celebrate the observance. International Families Day occurs annually on May 15th. Sometimes there are people who feel like family, who we treat like family, who have no traditional relationship to … Continue reading International Day of Families May 15th, 2020

Mother’s Day

May 10th marks Mother’s Day in Canada.  For many families it is the Moms that manage the learning disability – that is the case in our house! The constant contact with the school, following up on medical appointments or assessments, booking the next meetings, researching strategies to help your child.  We understand the exhaustion that comes from all that work and we want to thank you for all that you do to make your child … Continue reading Mother’s Day

Building Self-Esteem

So many kids with learning disabilities and ADHD suffer from low self-esteem.  They often feel constantly corrected and perpetually punished which contributes to their low self-esteem.  It is not easy to boost a child but the article below is a positive article on how to help support kids in this area.  The focus of these steps is on children’s natural talents, creating connections and rewarding effort.  Which step do you think might have the largest … Continue reading Building Self-Esteem