Programs

Winter 2023 Programs

NEW – completion of a pre-screening form will be necessary effective December 1, 2022, to ensure eligibility for our programs. You must complete the pre-screening form. Our office will contact new LDAWE families to discuss your eligibility. Once your application has been processed, you will receive a link to our JUMBULA registration site, where registration and payment will be made.

Registration and payment must be made two weeks before the start of the program to secure a spot in the program. No refunds will be permitted two weeks before the program starts, as we have secured resources. You will be placed on a waiting list if any program is at capacity. Fee subsidies may be available to those who qualify. Please email programs@ldawe.ca or call 519-252-7889 ext. 102 for more information or assistance with the registration process.

JUMP Math

JUMP Math is an individualized tutoring program for children in Grades 3 to 8 who are a minimum of one year behind in math due to a diagnosed, identified, or suspected math disability (dyscalculia) and who may be showing signs of math anxiety. Participants work with a trained numeracy tutor to build foundational math skills and computational fluency. These small group sessions (1:2 ratio) are taught using a combination of direct instruction and engaging math games and activities to foster math confidence.

Reading Rocks

Reading Rocks is a virtual individualized reading intervention program for children in Grades 2 to 7 who are a minimum of one year behind in literacy due to a diagnosed, identified, or suspected reading disability. Children work with a trained tutor to engage in activities and games that teach essential literacy concepts while building children’s motivation and fostering self-regulation.

Participants work with a trained reading tutor to build foundational reading skills and fluency.

1:1 Tutoring

Our virtual tutoring program is for families seeking tutoring support for their children. This program pairs children with an OCT (Ontario Certified Teacher) to work with them on a 1:1 basis to solidify concepts learned in the classroom.

BEST Social Skills

Social skills training builds effective communication techniques for everyday situations using role-playing, games, videos, and positive reinforcement. The training will focus on direct instruction to assist participants in successfully interacting at home and school. BEST is offered as three separate programs with different focus areas, as outlined below.

Reading Readiness

This program is for students in grades 1-3 who struggle with letter and sound knowledge, rhyming, syllable identification and phoneme isolation. A referral by a teacher, LST/LSST, is required.

Kid’s Club

The program is on hold until February/March 2023. If you want to be contacted once we start again, please email complete the pre-screening form: registration form 

Our Winter 2023 Program Catalogue below can be downloaded by clicking on the photo.