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Organization: Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario - Wellington County Chapter  
Phone Numbers: 519-837-2050
Email: info@ldawc.ca
Website: www.ldawc.ca
Address:
17A - 218 Silvercreek Pkwy N, PO Box 233
Guelph, ON
N1H 8E8
Accessibility Notes: no permanent office - call or e-mail
Hours: Hours vary
Public Contacts: Jen Paterson - Resource Coordinator
Susan Newcombe - President, Board of Directors
Service Description: Helps individuals and their families who have learning disabilities (LDs) to reach their potential. Furthers the educational, social, recreational, legal, medical, vocational and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities and acquaints professionals working in this field with current literature and research.

Opportunity to share information and common concerns * public awareness of issues and challenges for people with learning disabilities * support of legislative initiatives

Programs and services include:
  • free information for children, their caregivers, and adults affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities
  • sponsors many events and workshops with issues related to LDs and ADHD
  • supports parents in advocating for their child - in school, Individual Education Plan (IEP) / Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) meetings
  • outreach and education
  • advising and advocacy
  • support and guidance
  • provides a list of tutors and sources for assessment
  • member of the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) for Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Catholic District School Board to advise on best practices for teaching people with special needs

Fees: Program * Donation
Application: Call or visit website for information
Eligibility / Target Population: People with learning disabilities and their families
Languages: English
Language Notes: Some articles are available in additional languages
Area Served:
Guelph ; Wellington County  
See Also: Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Learning Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on June 8, 2018

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