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
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
Primary ExecutiveBarb Jorritsma, Executive Director; Email: executivedirector@ldahalton.ca
Alternate ExecutiveDiane Vandenbossche, Board President
ElectionsAGM September
Service Information
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
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