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Organization: Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region  
Phone Numbers: Brampton 905-791-4100
Mississauga 905-272-4100
Fax: Brampton Fax: 905-791-5159 Mississauga Fax: 905-272-4863
Email: info@ldapr.ca
Website: www.ldapr.ca
Address:
5155 Spectrum Way, Unit 26
Mississauga, ON
L4W 5A1
Intersection: Confederation Pkwy and Dundas St W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri
9am - 5pm
Contacts: Barbara Wallace - Executive Director
905-272-4100 * bwallace@ldapr.ca
Service Description: The Learning Disabilities Association of Peel Region is a non-profit, charitable organizations comprised of groups of parents and professionals brought together by a concern for children and adults with learning disabilities.

LDA assists people with learning disabilities and their families by providing support, guidance and resources information; provides an interactive environment, offering workshops, programs, courses and support groups; provides public awareness of learning disabilities; supports LDAO in pursuing legislative and government initiatives with special education funding and curriculum; supports LDA Ontario in their work with the provincial and local governments to initiate new policies for those with learning disabilities

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS include:

COMPUTER SKILLS PROGRAM
For children and adolescents (7-16 years) who are learning disabled (LD) or have Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder (AD(H)D); and who may experience difficulty in the areas of reading and writing, cognitive ability, comprehension, information retention, fine motor control and visual perception

SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAM
For children (7-11 years) and adolescents (12-16 years) who are LD or have AD(H)D: and who may avoid social contact; behave immaturely, be shy or timid in groups, and/or experience conflict with peers.

POSITIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM
For children (8-11 years) and adolescents (12-16 years) who are LD or have AD(H)D who may need assistance in developing effecting coping behaviours, manage conflict and develop constructive strategies to diffuse confrontations.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT (TUTORING)
For elementary and high school students who require individual assistance with their school work and improve studying skills.

YOUTH GROUP
Designed to meet the social needs of adolescents (11-16 years), this program gives youth the opportunity to interact with their peers while having a chance to participate in fun activities.

SUMMER SUPPORT PROGRAM
A full day program for individuals between the ages six and twelve designed to incorporate learning and fun. Participants will be encouraged to develop and/or improve study skills, learn computer skills, and take part in exciting social skills activities.

LOCATIONS

Mississauga Office
165 Dundas Street, W. Suite 800
Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 2N6
Tel: 905-272-4100
Fax: 905-272-4863

Fees: Membership * Program
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People with LD/ADD/ADHD and their families
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Peel Region
See Also: Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Learning Disabilities
Life Skills for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on 5/2/2016

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