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Reading Heroes take A WALK IN THE PARK!

Join us for a special day in May! Our 6th Annual WALK IN THE PARK is happening on Saturday, May 28th at St. Vital Park from 1-4pm. This year we are expanding our theme to add:  Reading Heroes! Bring and

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Arrowsmith Founder coming to Winnipeg!

   We are pleased to announce that we are bringing the Director of Arrowsmith School and Arrowsmith Program, Barbara Arrowsmith Young, to Winnipeg on Wednesday, April 6th. Barbra will be speaking from 7:00 – 9:00pm at the Samuel N. Cohen

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The Path: Coming to Terms with LD and AD/HD

Executive Director’s Note: Below is an article I wrote for the Manitoba Child Care Association newsletter in 2002, when I had been with LDA Manitoba for two years.  It still reflects the phases in the parenting journey expressed to me

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Holiday Tips for Parents of ADHD Kids

The holiday season is potentially a wonderful time of the year for fun and special times.  School is out, routines are relaxed, there is more leisure time, more treats to eat and there is more time to spend with friends

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Youth Leaders Needed for New Program Starting Oct 22

Services for Teens The Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba (LDAM) is pleased to offer a new set of programs for teens, including its new Youth STREAM Leadership (YeS-L) program. The program helps youth understand the impact of ADHD and learning

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Overcoming Learning Disabilities with Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was born with multiple learning disabilities that made school, work and life incredibly challenging. She read and wrote everything backwards, couldn’t grasp the relationship between the little and the big hand on the clock, had trouble processing concepts

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Does My Child Have a Learning Disability?

Do you suspect that your child might have a learning disability? If your child has been diagnosed with a learning disability, you’ve probably spent time researching it. You understand how he or she learns best and where he or she

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Welcome to Holland

Welcome to Holland was written by Emily Perl Kingsley in 1987 to describe her experience as a parent of a child with Down syndrome. Kingsley is a longtime writer for Sesame Street and a creator of children’s books, videos and

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Learning Disabilities in Manitoba Children and Teens

Learning disabilities affect us all. Some of us struggle with a learning disability ourselves, some of us see it in our children or our families, and some have encountered people with learning disabilities in the classroom or workplace. In fact,

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