***** Spring 2013 newsletter (published March 14, 2013)
LDAK Annual General Meeting
The LDAK Board of Directors is pleased to invite you to our AGM to be held at Ongwanada Resource Centre (*), Room 453A on Monday April 22nd, 7pm - 9pm.
There will be a brief business meeting, before our regular meeting begins, with the election of officers to the new Board.
The proposed slate of officers for 2013-2014:
|Proposed Slate of Officers for 2013-2014|
|Vice President||Gail Eaton-Smith|
|Recording Secretary||Cole Greenlees|
Further written nominations will be accepted at the LDAK office until 21 days before the AGM date.
“My Journey Towards Success, Living with ADHD and a Learning
Please join us in welcoming Aaron Bailey, a 22 year old living with a general anxiety disorder, ADHD, and a learning disability in reading, writing and math.
Aaron will discuss the struggles he faced academically and with his peers throughout his school years; the difficulties he experienced with his disability defining who he was as a person, and finally beating the feeling of “I am my disability.”
He will share programs that helped him along his journey and strategies he developed for success.
Everyone welcome! This presentation may be of special interest to teenagers and young adults and their families. Discussion to follow. No fee.
(*) Ongwanada Resource Centre
191 Portsmouth Avenue
The Jeffrey Moore case decided by the Supreme Court of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada supports right of student with severe learning disabilities to meaningful access to education. Further information available at www.ldao.ca/landmark-supreme-court-decision-on-ld-case/
Educational implicatons of this case: http://www.ldao.ca/educational-implications-of-recent-supreme-court-ruling/
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- Board Members Needed
LDA Kingston is now accepting candidates for our Volunteer Board of Directors.
The Learning Disabilities Association of Kingston recognizes the need to meet and serve a rapidly changing community and as such are recruiting innovative and creative board members with the following skill sets: governance, funding development, marketing and finances. Any interested individuals who are 18 years or older and living in Kingston and surrounding area are eligible. Please forward written submissions with a brief Resume/CV explaining your skills and interest to:
Learning Disabilities Association of Kingston
993 Princess St. Suite 110 Kingston K7L 1H3
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Special Education Plan: Limestone District School Board
- Links for Parents: Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
- Web Based Teaching Tool (WBTT)
LDAO has information about the Web Based Teaching Tool.
The WBTT team is very excited about all the students who will increase their achievement through the support of WBTT screens and interventions this semester. More....
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