Learning Disabilities Association of Halton – $1,420 (Seed Grant)
Some Assembly Required (SOAR): Transition Training
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton provides 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. The grant supports two groups aimed at assisting children/youth with transitioning into different stages of their lives.
Group 1 is a group-based program for children in grades 6-8, who have learning disabilities and/or ADHDs, and have trouble developing skills for success with their studying, assignments and multitasking.
Group 2 is conducted as 3 one-on-one sessions for youth aged 16-20 who have learning disabilities and/or ADHDs, and have trouble transitioning into a post-secondary environment or the workplace.