Learning Disabilities Association of York Region

Record Details
Alternate Name LDAYR
Office Phone 905-884-7933
Fax 905-770-9377
E-Mail info@ldayr.org
Website www.ldayr.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/LDAYR
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/ldayr
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/lda_yr
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCny9Rgtf4xeWjwgvzQ--wqg
Primary Contact Helga Sirola, Executive Director; Phone: ext 001; Email: helga.sirola@ldayr.org
Volunteer Coordinator Email: volunteer@ldayr.org
Established 1976
Alternate Executive Jordana Winograd, President
Funding Grants ; Donations ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto ; Membership fees ; Special Events
Description (Service) programs for children, youth and adults with learning disability and or attention deficit disorder * social skills * parent support groups * adult support groups * tutoring JK to Gr. 8* advocacy * workshops * information and referral
Job Fit Program guide to successful employment for adults with LD and/or ADHD * 1.5 hrs every 2 weeks for 6 to 8 week sessions;

SoAR Transitions supports youth transitioning into post-secondary and/ or the workplace * building study skills and exam preparation * Self-advocacy and social skills * Transitioning into the workplace, college, or university * Pre-employment and job skills;

Strategies for Life individual program on academic and socio-emotional effects of Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder
Hours Office Resource Centre Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * Adult support group Wed 7 pm-9 pm * Parent support group 2nd Tue 9:30 am-12 noon
Dates Open Year Round; Closed Statutory Holidays * adult support group Sept-June * March camp and summer camp
Meetings Annual General Meeting - last week of September (open to the public) * public meetings, programs, and workshops offered throughout the year for children, youth and adults
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility individuals with learning disabilities and their families, teachers * Job Fit program for 18 years and older with learning disability * summer camp 8 - 12 years with learning disability and ADHD * SoAR Transitions 16 – 20years identified with an LD and/ or ADHD transitioning into post-secondary and/ or the workplace * Strategies for Life youth 17 - 20 years
Application Contact for details
Languages English
Fees Service ; Service fees for some programs and services * some programs and services are provided free of charge
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address & Map
9040 Leslie St, Ste 208
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3L8
View Google Map
Intersection Leslie St and Hwy 7
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; call ahead for assistance * access through building garage to be arranged
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Learning Disabilities ; Disability Related Parenting Programs ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Disability Related Parenting Programs ~ Learning Disabilities ; Health Related Advocacy Groups ~ People With Disabilities ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Learning Disabilities
Print Material Information kits, articles, brochures, resources, quarterly Newsletter


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