Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent
Site: Chatham - McNaughton Ave E
|Record #: CHK0321||Last Modified: 23 Aug 2018||Last Full Update: 02 Nov 2017|
|After Hours Phone||After hours voice mail|
|Primary Contact||Dawn Cartier, Executive Director|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Tutoring for elementary age children offered Fall, Winter/Spring and Summer. 30 hours of tutoring per session. One-to-one learning environment with individualized programs.
Social skills program for elementary age children, offered Fall, Winter/Spring and Summer. 12 hours per session. Group sessions assist children in the development of social skills and social problem solving strategies so that they can interact successfully with others.
Friends for Life - is a small group program helping children and youth cope with feelings of fear, worry, anxiety and depression.
SOAR - a secondary school transition program in a small group is offered, fall winter/spring, summer. Focusing on learning strategies, compensatory strategies, and self-advocacy skills.
Advocacy, Information and Referral are available with availability of a resource library of books, videos, childrens books and kits, information meetings, and newsletter.
|Hours||Regular Hours: Mon to Thu 8:30 am-5:30 pm; Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Summer Hours: Changes to be announced|
|Meetings||Held throughout the year, with guest presenters usually held at Chatham-Kent Secondary School. All are welcome. Those who hold a membership would be informed via newsletter. Meetings are advertised.|
|Eligibility||Tutoring, social skills - elementary age
Friends for Life - ages 8-12
Information, referral, advocacy - elementary to adult
|Application||Walk-in; Call for information; application process required; intake/needs assessment required, no referral necessary|
|Languages||English ; some tutoring provided in French|
|Fees||Membership ; Service ; Fee for service dependant on program; Fee assistance available in cases of extreme need|
|Description (Agency)||Mission is to provide leadership in learning disabilities advocacy, research, education and services and to advance the full participation of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities in today's society.|
|Primary Executive||Dawn Cartier|
|Funding||Grants ; Fundraising - bingo, Nevada revenue ; Donations ; United Way ; Service Fee; Service Clubs; special events; donations welcome|
|Located In Community||Chatham|
|Address & Map||
Chatham-Kent Secondary School - Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent
285 McNaughton Ave E
Chatham, ON N7M 5W8
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|Intersection||Taylor Trail and McNaughton Ave E|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 1424
Chatham, ON N7M 5W8
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall|