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Lights, Camera, Action! Week in Essex
The second week of our Summer Enrichment Camp in Essex had a drama theme. Activities during the week included creating movie trailers and commercials. Check out the videos on our new YouTube Channel, and make sure to leave a comment to give our film makers and actors some feedback.
LDAO Presents: 1st Annual Educators' Institute
All Ontario educators and professional support staff are encouraged to attend. As a delegate attending the Educators’ Institute, you will be provided with new perspectives and knowledge in the field of LDs, based on current research, and practical information on effective assessment and instructional strategies, including technology. Click here for more details and to access the registration form.
Now Accepting Registration for our Summer Programs
This summer, LDAWE is offering our Summer Enrichment Camp for children with LD/ADHD who will be entering grades 3-6 in the fall. LDAWE is also offering our SOAR Transition planning program for youth who will be entering high school in the fall. Space is limited, and is filling up fast. Click on the appropriate link for details about each program.
How Do You READ?-a-thon
LDAWE is hosting its first read-a-thon this summer. All ages are invited, regardless of reading ability. There will be guest speakers, door prizes, and snacks. The person who collects the most pledges will win a Kindle Fire HDX 7" Tablet. Click here for more details and to access the registration form.
ReadSpeaker Added to LDAWE Website
LDAWE is pleased to announce that visitors to our website can now use ReadSpeaker to have the website's content read aloud. ReadSeapker is an online text-to-voice service. For instructions on how to use ReadSpeaker, please click here.
Beginning Readers Research Study Seeks Participants
The University of Windsor is seeking 6-7 year old children who are in grade 1 or 2 to participate in a study about beginning readers. The purpose of the study is to better understand how children learn to read and why some children experience difficulty. Please download the study flyer for more details.
ASD & NLD Research Study Seeks Participants
The University of Windsor is seeking 9-16 year old children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD) for a study that investigates how social problems with children with ASD differ from those with NLD. Please download the study brochure for more details.