Emily Glencross (She/Her), B.A., B.Ed. (Candidate)
Program Coordinator – Support Groups
Emily joined the LDANR office staff in October 2018 as a Program Coordinator. Emily has been involved with the LDANR for a number of years in both a volunteer and staff capacity. Emily has a Bachelor degree in Sociology and has extensive experience supporting children and youth with learning disabilities.
Emily is responsible for coordinating the LDANR’s B.E.S.T and Youth-to-Youth program.
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Emily Morrison (She/Her), M.Ed., B.A.Sc.
Program Coordinator – Literacy
Emily joined the LDANR office staff in February 2021 as a Program Coordinator. Emily has a degree in Child, Youth, and Family and her Masters in Education. She also has a graduate certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science and is a Registered Early Childhood Educator. Emily has extensive experience supporting children and youth with various disabilities throughout the Niagara Region.
Emily is responsible for coordinating our Reading Rocks program and S.L.A.M. Summer Camp.
Ushna Malik (She/Her), B.A (Honours)., M.A.
Administrative Assistant & Program Coordinator – Math
Ushna began as a volunteer for the Math Program offered by LDANR in 2016. Since then, she has continued to be involved within the organization, both as a volunteer and staff, thus gaining ample experience helping children with learning disabilities. Ushna has a Bachelor degree in Sociology and Political Science, and is currently completing her Master of Social Psychology.
Ushna is responsible for coordinating LDANR’s math programming.
Taylor Lloyd (She/Her), B.A. (Honours)
Program Coordinator – Self Advocacy
Taylor joined the LDANR office staff in January 2023 as a Program Coordinator. Taylor has a degree in Child and Youth studies and has extensive experience working with children and youth in the Niagara Region. Taylor is passionate about providing quality programming with a focus on helping youth foster self-advocacy skills.
Taylor is responsible for coordinating the LDANR’s CHAMPS program, as well as the secondary and post-secondary transition programs.
Samantha Sendzik-Sinclair (She/Her), M.A., B.Ed., B.Sc.
Samantha joined the LDANR office staff in August 2015 as a Program Coordinator. In April 2016 she became interim Executive Director before taking on the Executive Director role permanently in April 2018. Sam has been involved with LDANR for a number of years in roles such as program volunteer, facilitator, summer student, and research assistant. Following teacher’s college, Sam studied learning disabilities as a graduate student at Brock University.
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