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ARISE Newsletter December 2020

This month's ARISE Newsletter includes a call to action for our RISE to the Challenge campaign, announcements about our Assistive Technology, and other exciting news and events including our first virtual open house, and useful resources. If you...

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LDS in the News

Our online RISE at Home one-to-one instruction, RISE Assistive Technology, and other programs that have helped us enhance our accessibility have received significant media attention. Check out some of our favourite media features below. December...

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The Learning Disabilities Society Partners with the University of Waterloo to Study the Benefits of Social Robot Interaction with Children with Learning Disabilities

The Learning Disabilities Society Partners with the University of Waterloo to Study the Benefits of Social Robot Interaction with Children with Learning Disabilities

Today, the Learning Disabilities Society (LDS) announced a partnership with the University of Waterloo’s Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Laboratory (SIRRL) to study the potential for assistive robot technology incorporation in remedial programs for children with special needs including learning disabilities, neurodevelopmental challenges such as ADHD, and speech language impairments.

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LDS Annual Report 2019

Please see our 2019 Annual Report for an overview of our specialized programs, our students’ achievements and our charity’s progress, including highlights from 2020.

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