Learning Disabilities Association of Halton

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Record #: OAK3122 Last Full Update: 20 Feb 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameLDA ; LDA Halton ; LDAH
Contact Information
Office Phone905-333-1977
E-Mailinfo@ldahalton.ca
Websitewww.ldahalton.ca
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Email Formldahalton.ca/about-us/contact-us
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameLearning Disabilities Association of Ontario
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1967
Primary ExecutiveBarb Jorritsma, Executive Director; Email: executivedirector@ldahalton.ca
Alternate ExecutiveDiane Vandenbossche, Board President
FundingFundraising
ElectionsAGM September
Service Information
Service/Program DescriptionProvides support, resources and services to children, youth, adults, parents, caregivers, educational providers and support workers impacted by or working with those impacted by learning disabilities and/or ADD/ADHD. 
 
Major services:  
* parent support through parent support group facilitation and in school support as needed 
* one to one remediation literacy and/or math instruction 
* keyboarding classes - children ages 8-14 
* assistive technology training in equipped computer lab 
* on-site loaning library - books, videos and resource materials 
* community education through annual lecture series and conference 
* programs and services updates/registrations available through website 
 
Finding Help 
 
HoursTues-Fri 9:30 am- 3:30 pm * Sat- flexible hours- call ahead 
* hours are subject to change based on staff availability and scheduling * call ahead before coming in
DatesSeptember to June * limited hours during the summer * hours subject to change  
* visit the website for all programs and services
Meetingsworkshops and support groups, see website
Areas ServedHalton Region ; Hamilton
Applicationprogram application forms and membership forms are available on the LDA Halton website 
* phone calls and emails are accepted
LanguagesEnglish
FeesMembership - provides reduced fees and access to resource library, LDAO Communique newsletter twice a year ; Program - program fees are dependent on whether a family or individual member ; information and support services are free
Site Information
Site Locationadjacent to Central Park
Located In CommunityBurlington
Address & Map
Rotary Youth Centre - top floor (Program location)
560 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7R 3M4
 
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IntersectionGuelph Line and Woodward Ave
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesDisability Awareness Programs ~ Learning Disabilities ; Education Advocacy Groups ~ Learning Disabilities ; Special Libraries ~ Learning Disabilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Learning Disabilities
Other Details
Source Database© Halton Information Providers