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January 2021

Integra Workshop: Walk a Mile in my Shoes

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This experiential and interactive workshop is designed to give participants an understanding of what it might feel like to have a LD. Participants will gain knowledge about current thinking in the field LDs, and a practical understanding of how they may affect mental health and everyday life at home and at school. Where: This workshop will be offered virtually through WebEx. Please choose a quiet space with limited distractions, as this workshop will be interactive. Attendees will need access to…

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Integra Workshop: Anxiety and Learning Disabilities

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this workshop we will discuss the role of anxiety in our lives, how it is expressed, and the relationship between anxiety and Learning Disabilities (LDs). Strategies for how to understand and support children and youth with anxiety will be discussed. Where: This workshop will be offered virtually through WebEx. Please choose a quiet space with limited distractions, as this workshop will be interactive. Attendees will need access to a computer with reliable internet connection. Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30…

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February 2021

The road ahead: The undergraduate learning experience for students with LD

February 9 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

About the webinar: Students with learning disabilities (LDs) are attending higher education settings at increasing rates. As one of the most prevalent types of disabilities among youth, it is estimated that approximately 5% of any given post-secondary student population is impacted by LD (Tsagris & Muirhead, 2012). This webinar will provide insight into the undergraduate experience in university settings for students with LD. Specifically, this presentation will explore student perspectives of the successes and challenges that students with LD may…

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Integra Workshop: Executive Functioning and Emotional Regulation

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This workshop provides participants with an understanding of the nature of executive functioning (higher order thinking skills including planning, organization, and flexibility) for children with LDs in this area. Practical strategies to support the development of executive functioning skills and self- regulation will be shared. Where: This workshop will be offered virtually through WebEx. Please choose a quiet space with limited distractions, as this workshop will be interactive. Attendees will need access to a computer with reliable internet connection. Time:…

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SLAM Camp Applications Open!

February 22
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Integra Workshop: The Social Impact of Learning Disabilities

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this workshop we will discuss why children with LDs are at risk for experiencing social challenges with their peers. Participants will explore what skills are needed in order to be socially competent in everyday life. Strategies on how to understand and support social competence will be shared. Where: This workshop will be offered virtually through WebEx. Please choose a quiet space with limited distractions, as this workshop will be interactive. Attendees will need access to a computer with reliable…

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March 2021

Integra Workshop: Understanding Memory and Learning Disabilities

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This experiential workshop is designed to give participants a better understanding of the different types of memory challenges (verbal, visual, and working memory). We will look at the impact memory challenges have on everyday life for children and youth with LDs (socially, emotionally and behaviourally). Where: This workshop will be offered virtually through WebEx. Please choose a quiet space with limited distractions, as this workshop will be interactive. Attendees will need access to a computer with reliable internet connection. Time:…

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FREE Program Information Night

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Microsoft Teams

Program Information Night Winter 2021 Please join The LDANR's Program Coordinators on Tuesday, March 16th at 6:00 pm for an opportunity to hear about our programming. During this one hour event, the coordinators will introduce our agency and our mission for those who are new to the LDANR and then move on to discuss the various programs we are offering in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. We will provide an overview of each program, its format, and the application open…

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Spring Program Applications Open!

March 22 @ 6:00 am

Spring program applications open on Monday, March 22nd at 6:00 am! Click here for the program application form.

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Virtual Trivia Night Fundraiser

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The LDANR is holding our first ever VIRTUAL Trivia Night on Friday, March 26th! This year, our trivia night will take place online via Microsoft Teams, which means you can participate from the comfort of your own home! Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place, although there will be other prizes to be given away as well. For more information and to register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ldanrs-virtual-trivia-night-fundraiser-tickets-136961460415 There are a limited number of tickets available, so be sure to register as…

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