Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough

Site: Peterborough

Service: Administration

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-748-9455
Fax 705-748-9455 available Mon-Thu, 9 am-4 pm except 12 noon-1 pm
E-Mail administration@ldaptbo.com
Website www.ldaptbo.com
Site Location Otonabee Valley Public School
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
580 River Rd S
Peterborough, ON K9J 1E7
Contact Information
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ldaptbo/?ref=bookmarks
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/LDA_PTBO
Primary Contact Janice Balfour, Transition Resource Facilitator; Phone: 705-748-9455 * 705-324-2596; Email: ldap.cklservices@cogeco.ca
Primary Executive Llyod Schoenmaker, Board of Directors Chair
Description & Services
Description (Service) * Delivers programs and services that enable persons with learning disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to reach their potential.  
* Offers a lending library of resources, books and DVDs.  
* Offers education seminars and workshops, advocacy and self-advocacy training-group sessions, and Parenting Your Learning Disabled Child (a 5 week parenting program). 
* The Technology for Learning Development Program is a one-to-one tutoring program utilizing Assistive Technology for students JK-Grade 8. Individualized to student's needs with a focus on literacy or numeracy, technology training, study skills and learning strategies. 
* Next Step: High School Program assists students in Grades 7-8 to develop and improve learning strategies and skills to support academic achievement in preparation for high school. 
* SoAR (Some Assembly Required) is a transition program for students in grades 7-9 to encourage self-awareness, how to express ideas and follow directions, and become a self-advocate in decision making and the learning process.  
* The Stay in School High School Program is a one-to-one program for students struggling with academic, personal, and/or social challenges. Students receive support and work towards academic credit achievement, with an emphasis on study skills, organization, time management and self-advocacy skills. 
* Exam Prep Program matches students with an experienced tutor to support the development of study skills and learning strategies needed for exam preparation. 
* Job-Fit is a comprehensive employment preparedness program designed to meet the specific needs and challenges of individuals diagnosed or suspected of living with learning disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder who are 18 years of age or older, and currently unemployed.
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm  
*Friday appointments can be arranged
Dates All Year
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility None
Application Self-referrals accepted.
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Service - Library fee for borrowing books; reasonable fees for some tutoring programs
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity ; (80) United Way
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Parenting Skills Classes ~ Learning Disabilities ; Prejob Guidance ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Prejob Guidance ~ Learning Disabilities ; Special Libraries ~ Learning Disabilities ; Study Skills Assistance ~ Learning Disabilities ; Subject Tutoring ~ Learning Disabilities
Resources Quarterly newsletter; agency & program brochures

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