LDA London Region

Chapter Programs:

Adventures in Learning Summer Camp

For Students in Grades 4 to 8 

This camp is full of fun interactive activities; recreation, swimming, exciting guests and adventures in the community. This camp is designed to help campers make a successful transition from vacation to the social, academic, organizational expectation of school. We assist with developing of new friendships, self-awareness, learning needs, self-advocating skills and helping to increase their self-confidence and self-esteem.  Campers will take part in Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD awareness, skill building activities, teamwork, social and problem solving skills, some assistive technology, literacy, math games and art. For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

AssistTech Learning

For Student & Parent Grades 4 to 8

This program will provide both students and their parent the strategies for effective and efficient use of technology. The skills and programs covered in this program include: Google Docs (Word Processing), Google Slides (Presentation Slides), Google Read & Write, and apps for time management and organization such as daily agenda, task lists and reminders. Demonstrations may change due to the need of each individual group. For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

Executive Functioning Tutoring

For Students in Grades 4 to 10

This program is designed for students to address learning strategies that are helpful for those with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. Weekly topics in this program include: understanding how we each individually learn (learning styles and our best working environment, organization and time management, memory strategies, working independently, attention and focus, note taking, research, project planning/organization, studying techniques, and goal setting. This program is a combination of 50% learning and 50% activity based to reinforce skills learned throughout the program. For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

JUMP Math Tutoring

For Students in Grades 3 to 8

Our one-to-one JUMP Math Tutoring is designed to increase our student’s confidence and self-esteem as they work toward improving their understanding of basic math and concepts, which greatly increases their success in math. Our tutors use the Ontario math curriculum. They employ a variety of games, activities and lessons that will allow each student to explore, practice, apply and extend math skills/concepts in a self-paced format. Students will have access to a computer assisted technology throughout this program. For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

Leap to Literacy

For Students in Grades 3 to 8

This program is an individualized, one-on-one tutoring literacy program for children struggling with literacy skills. This program is a combination of 80% one on one tutoring and 20% group instruction on new literacy skills. There is also an at home component using the Lexia Core5 Reading online adaptive program utilizing the LDA professional licensing; developing phonological awareness, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

One-to-One Academic Tutoring

For Students in Grades 3 to 12

Students are matched with a tutor for 90 minute individualized sessions over a 10-week time frame. Parents and students will be consulted on an action plan for the tutoring sessions. Tutors will assist with homework, subjects and integrating skills/strategies that students need to practice in working toward improving their grades and competencies. For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

Parent Advocacy /Consultations – Fee for Service

We help parents understand their child’s learning disability and/or ADHD as it applies to the learning environment. The purpose of the consultation meetings is to increase parents understanding of the educational system and Special Education supports. Our goal is to assist parents in developing effective communication skills and encouraging a productive relationship between home and school. We will attend school meetings as needed upon request. For more information or to set up an appointment, please email: resources@ldalondon.ca

Parent Advocacy Workshops – All parents welcome!  No Fee

The special education system in elementary and secondary school can be a complicated, difficult place to navigate. Come learn more to help advocate effectively for your son/daughter. Sessions will integrate effective communication, understanding school board policies and procedures and conflict resolution strategies. Topics include: What is an advocate, Individual Education Plan (IEP), Identification Placement Review Committee (IPRC), Important Skills & Tools For Effective Advocacy. For more information on Parent Advocacy Workshops, please email: supportgroup@ldalondon.ca

Parent Support Group – All parents welcome!  No Fee

For parents of elementary and secondary school aged children with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. The sessions provide an open, supportive setting to share experiences, to gain advice or new ideas. There are new topics monthly. Sessions are 7:00 to 8:30pm on the 3rd Monday of each month. For more information on the Parent Support Group, please email: supportgroup@ldalondon.ca

Tech Discovery Summer Camp

For Students in Grades 4 to 8

This camp is full of fun interactive activities; recreation, swimming, exciting guests & adventures in the community. It will also give the campers the opportunity to practice their computer, typing skills & different uses of assistive technology through iPad apps and google docs (word processing), google slides (presentation), Google Read & Write (Text-Speech, Speech-Text) For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

YUP (Youth Upwards Program)

For Student Grades 9 to 12

Student preparation through planning, research and good choices can go far in reaching long-term goals. Areas covered: identifying strengths, needs, transferrable skills, learning style, best working environment, self-advocacy, understanding their accommodations and supports, goal setting and planning strategically for the future; whether it be post-secondary education, apprenticeship or working. This program is 80% tutor lead and 20% instruction. Guest speakers are planned to share important resources for youth.  For registration please email: k.chute@ldalondon.ca

Contact Information:

LDA London Region
Tel:
(519) 438-6213 ext. 24
E-mail: LDAinfo@LDAlondon.ca
Website: www.LDAlondon.ca