Given the progression of the COVID-19 outbreak and the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming school year, LDANR has made the decision to continue our suspension of in-person programming. It has been determined that minimizing face-to-face interaction between our program participants, caregivers, and staff would be the best measure to ensure safety at this time.
The LDANR Team have been working diligently to come up with creative solutions to continue to…Read More
The Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region (LDANR) is pleased to announce that we will be piloting a new project this fall thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF)!
This project will support students in Grades 7 and 8 who have an identified or suspected learning disability. This program, accompanied by a series of caregiver workshops, aims to ease the transition to high school by equipping students with the necessary skills…Read More
The LDANR’s June newsletter is now out! Read about what we’ve been up to including how we’ve been affected by COVID-19 and how we’ve adjusted our services. We also spotlight our coordinators for the wonderful work they do behind the scenes!
In lieu of LDANR’s in-person programming this spring, our Program Coordinators have been hard at work preparing and offering webinars to caregivers on the topics of supporting literacy, math, and coping skills at home.
We are currently half-way through our webinar series, with three weeks left! To register for upcoming webinars, visit our EventBrite page at https://LDANiagara.EventBrite.com.
Didn’t have a chance to attend the…Read More
LDANR’s March 2020 newsletter includes a number of online resources that are available to families of children with learning disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, including services that will be offered by the LDANR such as online webinars and workshops starting in May.
As always, the newsletter includes a recap of our recent programs and events, as well as our volunteers of the month. We also encourage you to read…Read More
Given the recent progression of the COVID-19 outbreak, the LDANR Team has made the very difficult decision to cancel all in-person spring programming. It has been determined that minimizing face-to-face interaction between our program participants, caregivers, and staff would be best at this time.
The LDANR Team have been working diligently to come up with creative solutions to continue to provide services to our program families during this challenging time. With that…Read More
Message from the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region:
The health and safety of our employees, volunteers and clients are of highest priority. In the interests of protecting the safety of our employees, volunteers and clients, the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region (LDANR) office will be modifying our services.
The LDANR made the decision last week to cancel the remainder of winter programming in line…Read More
In October, 2019 the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) launched a public inquiry into human rights issues that affect students with reading disabilities in Ontario’s public education system.
OHRC Wants Your Input
The OHRC is seeking input from people with lived experience to learn about human rights issues facing students with reading disabilities.
A survey for students with reading disabilities and…Read More
Please join us for LDANR’s Trivia Night fundraiser! It is always a fun night out, and a great way to support your local LDA chapter!
For more information and to register, click here!
We hope to see you there!
The LDANR’s December Newsletter is now available. This issue includes fall program recap (with photos!), information on the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read inquiry, and our upcoming 2020 events.
As always, we have also featured some volunteers who have gone above and beyond in their time with the LDANR.
Click here to read the newsletter.