Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough

Site: Baltimore

Service: Northumberland Services

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Record #: SHA2060 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 04 Mar 2015
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-377-9414
Toll Free Phone1-866-503-3303
Fax905-372-0438 (include cover page)
Site LocationBaltimore Public School
Located In CommunityBaltimore
Address & Map
9320 Burwash Rd
Baltimore, ON K0K 1C0
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Contact Information
Primary ContactCharlene Holmes, 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
Service/Program 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. 
Child & Youth Tutoring Services: 
* Technology for Learning Development - One-to-one tutoring to address individual needs of students with reading, writing and math difficulties. Building learning strategies, study skills and the use of and/or training in Assistive Technology and Handheld technologies. 
* "SoAR - Some Assembly Required" - Program for students in Gr. 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. Focus is preparedness for a successful transition to high school, specific to learning disabled students. 
* Next Step: High School - For Gr. 7 and 8 students to develop and improve learning strategies and study skills to support academic achievement. 
* Stay in School High School Program –For high school students struggling with academic, personal and/or social challenges. One-to-one tutoring to work towards academic credit achievement, emphasizing study skills, organization, time management and self-advocacy skills. 
* Exam Preparation Program - One-to-one instruction to assist students to develop effective learning strategies and study skills for exam preparation. 
* Power to Achieve - Family 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 
Adult Programs:  
* JobFit - Comprehensive employment preparedness program designed to address the needs and challenges of unemployed or underemployed adults with diagnosed or suspected LDs and/or ADHD. 
Support Services & Resources: 
* Resource Facilitation - Resource Facilitators assist with information related to LDs and ADHD, rights and responsibilities, advocacy and self-advocacy, advocacy/selfadvocacy training, coping strategies for academic achievement, parenting, self-esteem, behaviour, stress and time management, and social skills. 
* Resource Library - A comprehensive choice of books, DVDs,journals and articles on LDs and ADHD are available for loan. 
Educational Seminars and Workshops: 
* Programs available throughout the year in various locations. Visit website for details or call for information on specialized workshop delivery.
HoursTue-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm Please call for an appointment.
DatesAll Year
Areas ServedNorthumberland County
FeesMembership - Optional ; Service - Library usage, Tutoring
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesAttention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Family Literacy Programs ; Learning Disabilities