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LD Student Social

Grades 6 – 9

LD Student Social is a small-group, bi-weekly program for students in grades 6-9 who are experiencing secondary characteristics associated with learning difficulties (i.e., low self-esteem, poor social and/or emotional regulation) due to a diagnosed, identified, or suspected learning disability.

These bi-weekly sessions offer a safe and inclusive space for students with learning disabilities to meet and connect with other students who share similar life experiences as a result of their learning disability.

The goal of this program is to instill confidence, self-esteem, and a sense of belonging among the participants while helping them to build coping and self-advocacy skills. Sessions incorporate a combination of discussion, instruction, and engaging games and activities in a small-group setting. 

Questions? Contact Program Coordinator, Taylor Lloyd | tlloyd@LDANiagara.org


Participant Eligibility

Participants attending the sessions must:

*Please Note: While exceptionalities such as ADHD, Autism, Mild Intellectual Disability, etc. may impact an individual’s learning, a Learning Disability is a specific impairment and is distinct from these and other exceptionalities.


Winter 2024 applications are now closed.
Spring 2024 applications will open on Monday, March 18th at 6:00 am!

Please note: There are a limited number of spots available. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.


Spring 2024 Program Details

Cost:Free*
Dates:May 22, 2024
June 5, 2024
June 19, 2024
Days of the Week:Wednesdays (bi-weekly)
Time:6:00 – 7:00 pm
Location:Our Lady of The Holy Rosary Elementary School (41 Collier Road S., Thorold)**
Important Notes

*Cost subject to change.
**In-Person location subject to change.


This program is generously funded by:

The Humeniuk Foundation

Our Mission

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 awareness, advocacy, research, education and services.

Registered Charity # 73291 9097 RR 0001

Get In Touch

Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region
The Branscombe Centre
1338 Fourth Avenue
Unit S215
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
L2S 0G1

info@LDANiagara.org
Phone: (905) 641-1021
Fax: (905) 641-2336
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