Notice – Annual General Meeting
The LDAA’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 1st from 10:30 to 11:15 am. Any current member of the Edmonton, Red Deer or Calgary Chapter is welcome to attend, either in-person or via teleconference. The in-person meeting will be in the Sylvan Lake Room at the Red Deer Lodge, 4311-49th Avenue in Red Deer. The Teleconference Access Number is 1-800-808-0861, Participant Code 78 94 57. Meeting documents will be posted on this site on or about May 30th.
Application Due Dates for Mandin Award and Reid Scholarship Fast Approaching on May 15, 2015
Are you a student in a post secondary setting who seeks a life career supporting people with learning disabilities or ADHD? Do you want to do research in this area? Click here to learn more about the criteria for the Reid Scholarship.
Do you know of a worthy student who would qualify for the Mandin Award? It is distributed annually to a youth in Alberta and applications are due on May 15th. Please check out the criteria for this award.
We are So Proud! Watch our Video FAQs!
The LDAA is proud to announce the release of four innovative videos on learning disabilities. Learn more about this exciting initiative! Also provided is information on how the videos link to the Alberta Curriculum in Health and CALM which may be of interest to Junior and Senior High School Teachers.
Important! Supreme Court of Canada releases landmark decision about access to effective education for students with learning and other disabilities
The Supreme Court of Canada has determined that Jeffrey Moore was discriminated against when he was unable to receive intensive supports for his dyslexia. This decision clearly indicates that School Boards must provide access to supports AND that those supports must be of sufficient intensity/type. Read our Media Release on this decision. Media Release Nov 13-12
Learners Licence Prep Kits! Over 20,000 Sold and Still Growing!
The LDAA’s Learner’s Licence Prep Kits are flying off the shelves of participating independent Registry Agents. Based on the science of learning, these unique flash card kits help Albertans study and pass their Learner’s Licence Test. Designed for all would be drivers, these kits have been associated with more people passing the test, the first time! They are for all types of learners. The proceeds are used to support the LDAA’s Right to Read Project, supporting children at risk for learning difficulties.
- Click on the link to learn more about the Prep Kits!
- To Registry Agents and all others. If you want to be a Prep Kit sponsor, email Kathryn to arrange to provide the payment information. Donations can be charged to your Visa or Mastercard, or received by Cheque. Charitable Tax Receipts will be issued.