Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent

Site: Chatham - McNaughton Ave E

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-352-2024
After Hours Phone After hours voice mail
E-Mail ldack@netrover.com
Website www.ldchatham-kent.org
Social Media Facebook
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.
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
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
Agency Information
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.
Established 1976
Primary Executive Dawn Cartier
Funding Grants ; Fundraising - bingo, Nevada revenue ; Donations ; United Way ; Service Fee; Service Clubs; special events; donations welcome
Elections AGM- September
Site Information
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
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