LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF OTTAWA-CARLETON

Registered Name: LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF OTTAWA-CARLTON (ANGLOPHONE)

Business Number: 119010304RR0001

Our Mission

Since 1966, the Learning Disabilities Association of Ottawa-Carleton (LDAO-C) has been offering programs and resources to help children, youth, adults and families deal effectively with the challenges of learning disabilities (LDs). We raise awareness, knowledge and understanding of LDs among, educators, employers, professionals and the community at large. We delivery summer camps, parent support groups, training workshops and provide access to a library of resources. We are the recognized leader in our community supporting families touched by LDs, giving them the skills and tools they need to achieve success in all that they do.

About LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF OTTAWA-CARLETON

We offer a number of programs and services that individuals and families can draw from to better understand and deal with LDs:

- Parent Support/Education Nights (October-June) – a monthly forum to share experiences, concerns and solutions

- Lending library and resource materials at the Roy Cooper Memorial Resource Centre

- Workshops for parents, teachers, workplaces and community groups on a variety of topics related to LDs/ADHD

- One-on-one consulting sessions with children, their families and adults with LDs, including advocacy coaching and referrals

- Advocacy coaching, particularly related to navigating the education and workplace systems

- Sunshine Day Social Skills Summer Camp – summer programs providing children with LDs a positive, supportive environment in which to learn social skills, build problem-solving skills and increase confidence and self-esteem

Find Out More About This Charity

160 Percy Street

Room #2

Ottawa, ON , K1R 6E5

execdirector@ldaottawa.com

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