Save the Date – Be a Hero! 14th Annual Mercer Learning Disabilities Golf

Save the Date – Tuesday August 28th, 2018. Choose to be a hero!

Help learning disabled children and adults fulfill their goals by golfing, volunteering or sponsoring the 14th Annual Mercer Learning Disabilities Golf Classic. More information to come.

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Reading Heroes take WALK IN THE PARK – 8TH ANNUAL

Join us at St. Vital Park at 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 26th for a 2K plus walk for Reading Heroes, enjoy a BBQ, Energy 106 on site music and hosting, face painting, games and prizes!

Parents bring your special reading hero, friends and family, and collect pledges to support literacy awareness and programming that makes all the difference to kids and their families!! Reading heroes are children and adults who either already love and enjoy reading, or have been doing extra work to get better at it, or are looking for help to do just that!

Here is an info pack with poster, programming info., registration and pledge pages. 2018 Sponsor Package

COME OUT AND SUPPORT KIDS and THEIR JOURNEY WITH LITERACY!!

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Talk about changing your brain – Arrowsmith Open House

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Connect and converse for a life-changing first step – join LDAM parents and teachers to talk about how Arrowsmith Program changes your brain, changes your life.

Join us for the Arrowsmith Program Open House on Wednesday, August 23rd and learn how struggling learners become confident participants.

Meet the Arrowsmith teacher and other parents whose families have benefited from participation in the program. Learn more about strengthening cognitive processes including visual and auditory memory, fine motor skills for writing, working memory, executive function, and verbal and non-verbal reasoning capacities.

Individualized assessment and flexible programs for children, youth and adults

Date: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017, 7 – 9 pm

Location: 617 Erin Street in Winnipeg

To register for Arrowsmith Open House please call:

204-774-1821 extension 14.

The evening starts at 7:00 pm and ends at 9:00 pm with a presentation at 7:30 pm by LDA Manitoba Arrowsmith Coordinator Cher Benoit.

Learn about neuroplasticity and strengthening cognitive areas of the brain to overcome learning difficulties that block progress, and improve academic outcomes – for life.

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YeS-Leadership: in August Youth learn through leading!

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Register now for YeS-Leadership in August and be inspired! Witness empowered 12 – 15 year olds with ADHD and learning disabilities motivate and activate others!

Participants in Youth Engagement STREAM Leadership (YeS-L) Program  practice and share their skills for 7 sessions August 3rd – 24th, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Focusing on unique individual strengths, activities build self-management, emotional IQ, self-advocacy and leadership skills. Youth experience and take home skills to facilitate the same growth in others.

YeS-Leadership Program:

  • Enables youth to use positive messages and experiences about learning and learning disabilities to inspire, motivate and activate others.
  • Provides opportunities for youth with leadership potential to develop and practice their skills.
  • Creates future community leaders able to help build a more supportive and empathetic environment for youth with learning disabilities.

Say YES to YeS-L!

Open YeS-L Youth Engage Lead aug2017 to learn more about the program and to register.

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Struggling Learner? Change your brain through Arrowsmith cognitive training

Curious about results that change the lives of children and adults overcoming learning disabilities?

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Join us for the Arrowsmith Program Open House on Tuesday June 20th 2017. See how struggling learners become confident contributors. Change the brain through targeted cognitive training, indivicualized exercises and assessment for children 7 years and older, youth and adults.

 

Connect to register for a life-changing first step – a short information session.

Meet the Arrowsmith teacher and other parents whose families have benefited from participation in the program. Learn more about strengthening cognitive processes including visual and auditory memory, fine motor skills for writing, working memory, executive function, and verbal and non-verbal reasoning capacities.

Individualized program and assessment for children, youth and adults

Date: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017, 7 – 9 pm

Location: 617 Erin Street in Winnipeg

To register for Arrowsmith Open House please call: 204-774-1821 extension 14.

The evening starts at 7:00 pm and ends at 9:00 pm with a presentation at 7:30 pm by LDA Manitoba Arrowsmith Coordinator Cher Benoit.

Learn about neuroplasticity and strengthening cognitive areas of the brain to overcome learning difficulties that block progress.

More information:  LDAM Arrow Open House – June 2017 final

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Be a Reading Hero! Take a walk in the park – May 27th

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Be a Reading Hero!

Walk, sponsor or donate to the 7th annual A Walk in the Park on Saturday May 27th, to support children’s literacy and learning in our communities with the Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba.

Join us Saturday, May 27th at St. Vital Park to register at 1:00 pm and walk at 2:00 pm for approximately 1 hour. Stay for BBQ, entertainment and games with event sponsors Winnipeg Goldeyes Field of Dreams Foundation and media sponsor Energy 106.

Be a Reading Hero! Register, sponsor or donate by downloading 2017 Walk Package v5. or donate today online.

A Walk in the Park raises funds for LDA Manitoba children’s programs, and builds awareness and understanding of learning disabilities in our community. Celebrate children’s super efforts over the year, in school and community programs, to improve their reading skills.

For more information about walking, donating or sponsoring, contact the Walk in the Park Committee at 204-774-1817 or email LDAMEvents@outlook.com.

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Celebrate and support children and families struggling to overcome barriers to literacy.

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Arrowsmith Program Expanding: Teacher Training Offered

Arrow Teach IMG_6271The Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba (LDAM) is seeking a Teacher for the expanding Arrowsmith Program in Winnipeg. Preference will be given to applicants with patience and passion, post-secondary degree and some experience with learning disabilities in school-age children, youth or adults.

The Arrowsmith Program provides small classroom settings to facilitate individualized, evidence-based exercises that harness the brain’s neuroplasticity to change students’ lives. Training and Arrowsmith Certification will be provided July 17th – August 4th in Toronto. Following successful certification, work hours will be approximately 30 – 35 hours per week at LDAM 617 Erin St. in Winnipeg.

For more information about LDAM programs, explore ldamanitoba.org

For clarification about the Arrowsmith Program Teacher job description, contact 204-774-1821 ext. 13. Submission Deadline is Monday, May 15th.

 

Qualifications

Post-Secondary Education preferably in the field of education, social services, psychology, and/or practical experience working with children, youth or adults with learning disabilities. Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and First Aid Certificate required.

Download Arrowsmith Teacher job descript 29apr2017

 

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NEW START April 18 – Parenting Adolescents with AD/HD

NEW START DATE – Tuesday April 18th, 2017 @ 7pm for 7 weeks

Join other parents to learn about what works for AD/HD Adolescents: problem solving, conflict resolution and special skills for school, siblings and peers. Experience strategies that transform relationships within the family and beyond.

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See Events Calendar for location details.

The first 2 sessions feature ADHD Basics and an overview of Learning Disabilities. Fee: $40.

Or, join us for  7 Tuesday evening sessions – $95 for individuals or $130 for couples who are LDAM members or $110 and $145 respectively for non-members. Call to register or complete the registration form P AD Adolescent Course START 18apr2017

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New Start March 30 – Parenting strategies course for home and school

Teacher helping mature students in libraryThe NEW start date for the course “Parenting the Child with Attention Deficit Disorder (AD/HD)” is Thursday, March 30th at 7 pm.

See Calendar or Events, or download the registration form here. Parenting Course – Child Mar 30 2017 final

 

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Open House March 16th – how Arrowsmith changes lives

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Curious about results that change the lives of children and adults overcoming learning disabilities? Join us for the Arrowsmith Program Open House on Thursday, March 16th.

Talk with other parents and the Arrowsmith teacher about how Arrowsmith transforms struggling learners into confident contributors. Learn how  strengthening weak areas of the brain through intense, targeted cognitive exercises in children 7 years and older, youth and adults, benefits both children and families.

You are invited to join us at 7 pm on Thursday March 16th. Arrowsmith Open House details are outlined along with  Frequently Asked Questions here LDAM Open House – Mar 2017 final. Curious about how lives are transformed or considering registering your child, youth, or yourself for the September 2017? Call to connect and and take a life-changing first step – join us for a short introductory information session.

Location: 617 Erin Street in Winnipeg

To register please call: 204-774-1821 extension 14.

Agenda: The evening starts at 7:00 pm and ends at 9:00 pm. There will be a presentation at 7:30 pm.

LDA Manitoba Arrowsmith Coordinator Cher Benoit will present, and some of the parents of returning students will also attend. Hear first hand how the program will work for your child, youth or self. Learn about neuroplasticity and how the Arrowsmith Program strengthens specific cognitive areas of the brain that are weak, making learning difficult or blocking progress. Arrowsmith students also benefit from comprehensive assessment, the basis of individualized programming, after registering for programming.

 

 

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