Archived News - 2015
NOTICE: Time Change for Christmas Tea
The time for our Christmas Tea fundraiser has changed to 4:30pm - 6:30pm. For more details and ticket information please go to our Fundraising Events page.
Buy Tickets Now for Christmas Tea & Bake Sale
Tickets are now on sale for our Christmas Tea & Bake Sale. This is a child friendly event with a variety of hot beverges being served, games, door prizes, and a special visit from Santa! For more details and ticket information please go to our Fundraising Events page.
LDAWE is Seeking Volunteers!
LDAWE is currently seeking highly motivated individuals to fill the volunteer positions of Program Assistant and Blogger. Please go to our Volunteer page for more details. In addition, LDAWE is seeking volunteer bakers for our upcoming Christmas Tea & Bake Sale.
LDAWE's Annual General Meeting
LDAWE is having its 2014-2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, November 21, 2015. The meeting will highlight the business of the organization and the voting in of your new Board of Directors. For more details please click here.
LDAWE PA Day Camps
LDAWE will be offering 3 PA Day Camps during the 2015/2016 school year for children in grades 3-6 with diagnosed learning disabilities or ADHD. Each camp will have a different theme and will build on the participants' current strengths. The first camp will take place on Friday, November 20, 2015 and will have a Lights, Camera, Action! theme. Go to our Child Program page for more details.
LDAWE Open House
LDAWE is excited to announce that we are having an Open House on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Visitors can expect to learn about our latest accomplishments, our impact on the Windsor-Essex community, and see demonstrations of our brand new 3D Printer, assistive technology, and STEM activities. A short presentation will take place at 11:00am. This event is open to the general public and is appropriate for ages 6+. Download our Open House Flyer and share it with your friends and family.
Reid Family Scholarship Accepting Applications
LDAWE's Reid Family Scholarship is accepting applications from now until Thursday, December 10, 2015. Go to the Scholarships page for more details.
AlphaPlus Webinar - Reading & Writing with Google
LDAWE's Resource Manager will be a guest presenter in AlphaPlus' upcoming Tech Tuesdays webinar. This webinar will domonstrate how to use free online tools that will assist people with low-literacy skills to develop their digital reading and writing skills. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 3:00pm - 4:00pm and is FREE. Register online at www.alphaplus.ca.
ADHD Awareness Day
The ADHD Awareness Windsor Committee is proud to present ADHD Awareness Day on Friday, October 2, 2015 from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Dr. Sam Chang a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist will be presenting followed by a panel discussion from local organizations that support individuals and families affected by ADHD. This event is free; however, registration is required. Register online at www.adhdwindsor.com or by calling Dr. Burey's office at 519-979-9988.
Instruments of Change... Rising Above the Noise Gala & Conference
LDAWE is excited to present our upcoming gala and conference, Instruments of Change... Rising Above the Noise. The Gala will be taking place on Friday, October 2, 2015 and the Conference will be taking place on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Conference presenters include: Dr. Todd Cunningham, Brianne De Santi, Dr. Cory Saunders, and Dr. Alexandre Tavares. Download the event brochure and then register online to reserve your spot today.
LDAWE Summer Programs Are Underway
Stay up to date with all of the exciting happenings at our Summer Enrichment Camps. You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to see what the campers are learning each day. We did had a cancellation at our Essex site, so if you want to sign up your child, please contact us at 519-252-7889 or info@LDAWE.ca More details are available here.
LDAWE Summer Programs Almost Full
Spaces are almost gone for our Summer Enrichment Camp. There are only a couple spots left at all 3 sites (Essex, East Windsor, and South Windsor). Contact us now at 519-252-7889, ext. 108 or info@LDAWE.ca to reserve your child's spot today! More details are available here.
LDAWE Summer Programs Filling Up Fast
Spaces are going quickly for our Summer Enrichment Camp. There are only a couple spots left at the South Windsor site (in Week 2 and 4) and the East Windsor and Essex sites are approximately half full. Contact us now at 519-252-7889, ext. 108 or info@LDAWE.ca to reserve your child's spot today! More details are available here.
LDAWE Summer Program Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for our Summer Enrichment Camps for children with LD/ADHD entering into grades 3-6 and our SOAR:Transition Planning Summer Program for youth with LD/ADHD entering into grades 6-9. Space is limited, please register early to avoid disappointment.
Roy Cooper Memorial Scholarship
LDAO offers a $1000 scholarship award in memory of Roy Cooper. This scholarship recognizes an Ontario high school student with documented learning disabilities who will be attending a post-secondary institution during the 2015-2016 academic year. The student must be pursuing a bachelor of engineering or a bachelor of science in a physical sciences discipline (does not include social sciences or technology). Click here for more details and to access the application form.
2015 Reid Family Scholarship Recipients
LDAWE is excited to announce the 2015 recipients of the Reid Family Scholarhip. Congratulations to Christian Wilcox, who is attending the University of Windsor, and Taryn Duffy, who will be attending St. Clair College in the fall. Each recipient was awarded $500. LDAWE will be accepting applications for next year in November 2015. For details click here.
Ice Cream Social Fundraiser
Please join us for our first ever Ice Cream Social Fundraiser, which will take place on Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Windsor. Tickets are $10/person or $5/child. Funds raised during this event will support program subsidies for low-income families. For more details about this event, please click here.
Job Opening: Occasional Lead Facilitator
LDAWE is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Occasional Lead Facilitator. Please click here to see the full job description and application deadline.