Below is the schedule for our Winter 2014 Workshops. These
workshops are designed for parents, family members, caregivers,
community members and any other adults interested in supporting
children and youth who have Learning Disabilities.
- To register, please call Integra at 416-486-8055 or click here to register by Survey Monkey online or click here to register via email. Registration is essential as space is limited.
- The cost for each workshop is $15. Payment by cash or cheque at the door.
- All workshops will take place on Thursday evenings at the North Toronto Memorial Community Centre (200 Eglinton Avenue West)
- All workshops will run from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Language-based LDs
Thursday, January 30, 2014
This experiential workshop is designed to give participants an understanding of what it may feel like to have a Learning Disability (LD) through engaging in a series of activities. Through these exercises, participants will gain knowledge about current thinking in the field of LDs with a focus on Language-based LDs and a practical understanding of how they may affect mental health and everyday life at home and at school.
Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Visual-based LDs and NLD
Thursday, February 6, 2014
This experiential workshop will use a similar format to the above presentation and aims to give participants an understanding of what it may feel like to have a visual-based LD or Non Verbal Learning Disability (NLD) through engaging in a series of activities. Through these exercises, participants will gain knowledge about current thinking in the field of LDs and a practical understanding of how they may affect mental health and everyday life at home and at school.
All About Moods: Anxiety, Depression & Learning Disabilities
Thursday, February 13, 2014
ThIn this introductory workshop, participants will gain an understanding of anxiety and depression, approaches to treatment, and the relationship between mood disorders and Learning Disabilities.
Executive Functioning & Learning Disabilities
Thursday, February 27, 2014
This presentation provides participants with an understanding of the nature of executive functioning (higher order thinking skills including organization and problem solving) and difficulties children with learning disabilities may have in regulating themselves. Suggestions on how to support kids with executive function difficulties will be discussed.
ADHD & LDs in Teens: Supporting Self-Reliance
Thursday, March 20, 2014
This workshop will look at how ADHD may affect teens at school and at home and look at a specific approach that will show parents and teachers how to support a teen to learn to gradually become more independent.
Understanding Social Success in Children with LDs/ADHD
Thursday, March 27, 2014
In this workshop, participants will explore the developmental skills necessary for children under 12 with ADHD and LDs to be socially successful and competent. Strategies on how to understand and support your child’s needs will be offered.