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Programs

The Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region currently offers multiple programs for children and youth with learning disabilities/ADHD, including:

Group of Elementary Pupils In Classroom Listening To Teacher

*For further program information including times, locations, and costs click the program name*

Reading Rocks (grades 2 – 10)
One-on-one literacy tutoring program

Reading Rocks Junior (kindergarten – grade 1)
Small-group early literacy intervention program

CHAMPS – Instructional Component of United Way’s After-School Matters Program

Let’s R.E.A.D. (grades 2-4)
Small-group literacy support program

B.E.S.T. (ages 6-11)
Social skills program *New Mindfulness component*

S.L.A.M. (ages 6-10)
Full-day summer literacy program

H.O.P.E.
ADHD Parent Support Group

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Please read prior to applying for an LDANR program:

  • These programs are designed to support children who are struggling with a learning disability, however the individual does not need to be formally diagnosed with a learning disability to participate. LDANR recognizes that a formal diagnosis is not always possible for families and therefore we welcome children who are struggling in their academics and social life due to an identified or suspected learning disability.
  • Applicants will be screened for other exceptionalities (e.g., autism, down syndrome, FAS, developmental delays, etc.) as LDANR’s mandate is to offer programs and services for those with learning disabilities.
  • LDANR is not designed to treat students with severe mental health or students with severe emotional and behavioural issues. B.E.S.T. and S.L.A.M. programs are not behavioural programs, but rather programs to support children with learning disabilities through LD awareness, self-advocacy, building self-esteem and social skills.
  • To benefit from the program, participants must be able to learn in a small group setting. Reading Rocks is the only one-on-one program.
  • There are LIMITED SPACES in all programs!

Cost

To access LDANR programs individuals/families must become LDA members (Annual $50/family). Members may have to pay a program fee when accessing programs for their children. Please see each program description for fee details or call the office for more information.

If you require financial aid, please click here to fill out a program subsidy application.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to provide resources and support to individuals who are affected by learning disabilities within the Niagara Region. We provide leadership in learning disabilities advocacy, research, education and services, and advance the full participation in society of children, youth and adults with learning differences.

Get In Touch

Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region
366 St. Paul Street,
St. Catharines, Ontario
L2R 3N2

Ldaniagara@cogeco.net
Phone: 905-641-1021
Fax: (905) 641-2336
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