The Learning Disabilities Society

The Learning Disabilities Society (LDS) is a research-based, non-profit organization serving children with learning disabilities in the Greater Vancouver area. In collaboration with UBC, we offer intensive, individualized, evidence- based programs that target specific learning needs. 

Explicit, Effective, and Individualized Instruction = RESULTS and SUCCESS! 

Financial Assistance Available for families in need! 



How You Can Get Involved

Call (604)-873-8139 to Donate Or Contact Us to get Involved

Our Programs and Workshops

One-to-one Learning Support (ages 6-17 years of age):

  • Summer Program (1:1 Intensive Tutoring Program) – July 2 to August 15
  • School Year Program (1:1 Intensive Tutoring Program)

Other training programs and workshops: 

Remedial Instructor Training ProgramAugust 6 to Nov. 6, 2019            This training program will equip you with research-based methods to confidently teach reading and writing skills to children struggling in school, in addition to providing paid training experience. For more information click on workshops, or contact Claire Matthews at

One-to-One Summer Tutoring

One-on-One Remedial Instruction (School Year)

Satellite Schools Program

Serving Children with LD since 1970

Children Served

$ Raised

Private Sponsors


As a non-profit, LDS has a community of wonderful volunteers who make our work possible. Learn how you can join them today.

Donate to Help

Donations and support from funders make it possible for us to keep our rates affordable as well as provide access to the most vulnerable children in our communities.

Sponsor a Child

LDS is committed to transparent and accountable management and to ensuring that donor funds are used to create the biggest impact possible for our kids. When our community believes in the potential of our children, we can achieve great things!

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

3292 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Call Us: (604)-873-8139