Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent
|Record #: CHK0321||Last Modified: 08 Jan 2021||Last Full Update: 14 Jan 2020|
|Memos and Bulletins|
|Public Comments||The LDACK is currently closed in response to the COVID19 pandemic. Programs will resume when the Chatham-Kent Secondary School, where the LDACK is located, reopens.|
|After Hours Phone||After hours voicemail|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Tutoring for elementary aged children. 30 hours of tutoring per session. Individualized programs and typically one-to-one student-tutor ratio.
Social skills program for elementary aged children. 11 hours per session. Group sessions assist children in the development of social skills and social problem-solving strategies so that they can interact successfully with others.
SOAR - a secondary school transition program in a small group focusing on learning strategies, compensatory strategies, and self-advocacy skills.
Advocacy, information and referral are available with availability of a resource library of books, videos, children's books, information meetings, and newsletter.
|Hours||COVID-19 - Closed
Mon-Thu 10 am-5:30 pm * 7:30 am-3:30 pm, Jul-Aug
|Meetings||Held throughout the year, with guest presenters usually held at Chatham-Kent Secondary School. All are welcome. Those who hold a membership would be informed via newsletter. Meetings are advertised.|
|Eligibility||Tutoring, social skills - elementary age
SOAR - ages 12-14
Information, referral, advocacy - elementary to adult
|Application||Walk-in; Call for information; application process required; intake/needs assessment required, no referral necessary|
|Languages||English ; some tutoring provided in French|
|Fees||Membership ; Fee for service dependant on program; Fee assistance available in cases of extreme need|
|Description (Agency)||Mission is to provide leadership in learning disabilities advocacy, research, education and services and to advance the full participation of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities in today's society.|
|Primary Executive||Julia MacKellar, Executive Director|
|Funding||Grants ; Fundraising - bingo, Nevada revenue ; Donations ; United Way ; Service Fee; Service Clubs; special events; donations welcome|
|Located In Community||Chatham|
|Address & Map||
Chatham-Kent Secondary School
285 McNaughton Ave E
Chatham, ON N7M 5W8
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|Intersection||Taylor Trail and McNaughton Ave E|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 1424
Chatham, ON N7L 2G7
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible automatic entrances|
|Print Material||Newsletters and pamphlets can be printed upon request, otherwise they are e-mailed to members and clients|