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During this interactive session, our expert panel will answer participant questions related to LDs or ADHD based on their research and/or lived experience.

Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about Learning Disabilities (LDs) and ADHD!

Meet our Panelists

1. Dr. John McNamara

Dr. John McNamara is a Professor in the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in child psychology with a focus on language and learning disabilities. His research is aimed at exploring how literacy programs can support children and their families. John completed his Ph.D. at Simon Fraser University and has an MA and BA in psychology from Brock University. He also obtained his teacher certification at the University of Kent in England.

2. Carolynn Hare

Carolynn is a Ph.D. student studying Psychology at Western University. Her research focuses on sensory processing in ADHD, which is in part inspired by her own experience of having ADHD.

3. Paige Vaccarella

Paige is one of the LDANR Program Coordinators. She was diagnosed with a learning disability in the 4th grade and is now completing a double major in Child and Youth Studies and Psychology at Brock University. Paige is very passionate about sharing her story, the good and the bad, in hopes of inspiring and supporting other individuals with an LD. She hopes to encourage others to believe that it is not only okay to be different but being different can also be your gift.

This webinar is generously funded by The Humeniuk Foundation.


October 20
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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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.

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1338 Fourth Avenue
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St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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