|Record #: SHA0619||Last Modified: 08 Jul 2015||Last Full Update: 08 Jul 2015|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-503-3303|
|Fax||705-748-9455 available Mon-Thu, 9am-4 pm except 12 noon-1 pm|
|Site Location||Above The Wolf radio station|
|Located In Community||Peterborough|
|Address & Map||
159 King St, Unit 204
Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8
|Intersection||George St and King St|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Kristi Mckay, Volunteer Coordinator/Tutoring Services Coordinator; Phone: ext 204|
|Primary Executive||Shari Davis, Executive Director; Phone: ext 201|
|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 9am-12noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Friday appointments can be arranged|
|Areas Served||Peterborough (County of)|
|Fees||Membership ; Service - library fee for borrowing books; reasonable fees for some tutoring programs|
|Legal Status||(51) Registered Charity ; (80) United Way|
|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|
|Print Material||Quarterly newsletter; agency & program brochures|