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Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough

Site: Baltimore

Service: Northumberland Services

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Record #: SHA2060 Last Modified: 28 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 17 Apr 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-377-9414
Toll Free Phone1-866-503-3303
Fax905-372-0438 (include cover page)
E-Mailldap.north@gmail.com
Websitewww.ldaptbo.com
Address NotesBaltimore Public School
LocationBaltimore
Address & Map
9320 Burwash Rd
Baltimore, ON K0K 1C0
 
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Contact Information
Primary ContactMary-Lou Spencer, Resource Facilitator
Primary ExecutiveShari Davis, Executive Director, The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough; Phone: 705-748-9455 * 1-866-503-3303; Fax: 705-748-9455; Email: administration@ldaptbo.com
Mailing Addressc/o Baltimore Public School 
Box 120 
Baltimore, ON K0K 1C0
Description & Services
DescriptionThe Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough is committed to the development of a community in which persons affected by learning disabilities are enabled to realize their potential. Their services include: a Lending Library of resources, books and DVDs. Resource Facilitators will assist to provide information relating to LD, ADD/ADHD. This may include rights and responsibilities and coping strategies on issues of academic achievement, behaviour, self-esteem, advocacy, stress management, time management and social skills. 
Computer for Learning Development Program: a year round tutoring program that aims to address the individual needs of students with reading, writing and numeracy difficulties. One-to-one instruction and the use of or training in Assistive Technology software.  
Education seminars and workshops, advocacy and self-advocacy training.  
"SoAR -- Some Assembly Required": This program is designed for students in grades 7-9 to encourage self-awareness, how to express ideas and follow directions, and becoming a self-advocate in the learning process and decision-making. The program's focus is preparedness for a successful transition to high school, specific to learning disabled students. 
Power to Achieve: Familiy Strategies to Support the Child with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD -- A program for Parents and Caregivers  
*Understand Learning Disabilities and ADHD and how they manifest themselves 
* Learn how to work with your child's school and teacher 
* Understand what and Individual Education (I.E.P.) is 
* Understand the assessment process 
* Learn to advocate for your child within the school system 
* Understand your and your child's rights and responsibilities 
* Learn parenting skills and techniques that can increase your child's self-esteem
HoursMon-Thu 8:30 am-4 pm Please call for an appointment.
DatesAll Year
Areas ServedNorthumberland County
LanguagesEnglish
FeesMembership - Optional ; Service - Library usage, Tutoring
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
AccessibilityFully Accessible