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December 2021

Assistive Technology (AT)

December 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about the different types of AT and explore how AT can compensate for your child's or your student's challenges.Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about AT and how it can help alleviate some of the challenges of learning differently. Join NaThis webinar is generously funded by The Humeniuk Foundation.

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January 2022

Psychoeducational Assessments

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about psychoeducational assessments!Meet our guest speaker, Dr. Michelle Lohnes, from West Niagara Psychology Centre: Dr. Michelle (Bell) Lohnes is a Registered Clinical and School Psychologist who has been practicing in the Niagara Region for over 20 years. She provides assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Dr. Lohnes provides comprehensive psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults for the assessment of Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and behavioural difficulties,…

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February 2022

LDs at Tax Time

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about the Disability Tax Credit, Canada Caregiver Credit, Medical Expense Tax Credit, and so much more!Target Audience: Caregivers of students with an LD or students with LDsJoin Salina and her colleagues from the Canada Revenue Agency, to learn more about the Disability Tax Credit, Canada Caregiver Credit, Medical Expense Tax Credit. They will explore: How do you apply to these types of credits? What types of expenses can you claim? What happens after you apply?…

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March 2022

Advocacy 101

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about how to become an effective advocate and how to transfer those skills to your child.Target Audience: Caregivers of students with an LD or students with LDsJoin Liezanne Vaccarella, a psychoeducational consultant and parent of a child with a learning disability. She will discuss navigating the school system and advocate for the support that your child needs for academic success. She will also discuss how to build strong self-advocacy skills in your child. The webinar…

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LDANR’s 2022 Virtual Trivia Night Fundraiser!

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for a fun night of trivia in support of the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region! LDANR's Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser will take place online again for a second year! Our online trivia event was a hit last year, and we wanted to give our LDANR community an opportunity to engage in some healthy competition and play for a chance at some great prizes! Play as a team with your household or social bubble for your chance…

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April 2022

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about the relationship between Learning Disabilities and Mental Health.Target Audience: Caregivers of students with an LD or students with LDsJoin Amanda Daniel and Torie Patterson, where they will explore the relationship between Learning Disabilities and Mental Health. We will discuss the different ways that mental health challenges show up in daily life; how to recognize we need support and what supportive strategies students (and their caregivers) may find helpful. The webinar will be followed by…

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May 2022

Learning Disabilities and Executive Functioning

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about the relationship between Learning Disabilities and Executive Functioning.Target Audience: Caregivers of students with an LD or students with LDsJoin Erin Ereeburn, from Freeburn Psychology, where she will explore the relationship between Learning Disabilities and Executive functioning. Erin will briefly discuss what a Learning Disabilities is, and then move on to executive functioning, through discussing behaviour, emotion regulation and cognitive regulation. More specifically, she will discuss what these are, how they manifest and what strategies…

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3rd Annual Virtual LDA Parent Conference

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Microsoft Teams
Free

The LDANR is excited to co-host the 3rd Annual Virtual LDA Parent Conference alongside LDA Chapters Halton-Hamilton, Kingston, London, Ottawa-Carleton, Peel, Subdbury, Toronto, Wellington County, and York! This free event will feature A Keynote Address from LDA York Region Ambassador, Anthony Savonarota followed by three breakout rooms featuring talks by Dr. John McNamara (Brock University), Dr. Maggie Mamen (Psychologist), and DJ Cunningham (LEARNStyle). The conference will be taking place virtually over Microsoft Teams on Wednesday, May 25th from 6:40-8:00 pm.…

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June 2022

Unlocking the creative potential of Students with Learning Disabilities

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn more about the hidden talent of students with learning disabilities.Target Audience: Caregivers of students with an LD or students with LDsJoin Dr. John McNamara, a Professor in the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University, where he will explore the hidden talent of students with Learning Disabilities. The webinar will be followed by a question and answer period.This webinar is generously funded by The Humeniuk Foundation.

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LDANR’s Golf Tournament Fundraiser

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cardinal Lakes Golf Club, 105 South Pelham Road, Welland, ON L3B 5N8
Welland, L3B 5N8 CA
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Join LDANR for our annual Golf Tournament to raise funds to support our programs and services for individuals with learning disabilities! We are so excited to return to the green this June! This years event will include both lunch AND dinner, in addition to the 9 holes of golf (cart included). Registration and lunch will start at 12:00 pm with the golf scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm followed by dinner. As always, there will be some fun prizes to…

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