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Through your kind generosity, our 2020 RISE to the Challenge raised an amazing $181,461 from 214 donors!
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...
Need help finding useful educational resources for at-home online learning? Here are our favourites!
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...
Each month, our new blog series “Mission Makers” will feature the story of a staff member. This month, Sierra explains how her experience as a parent of a child with a learning difference led her to LDS.
We cannot afford to have these kids fall through the cracks. Now is the time to make sure they know that they are superheroes!
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.
Local Charity Provides Children with Learning Disabilities Access to Leading Edge Assistive Technologies to Help Them Excel in School and Life
Today, the Learning Disabilities Society (LDS) announced the launch of its RISE Assistive Technology Program (RISE-AT) which incorporates an impressive collection of leading-edge assistive technology hardware and software tools to assist children and youth with learning disabilities and social-emotional challenges.
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.
Registration for PEERS, a world-renowned social skills program for young teens, is now open for our 2021 group!
Are you passionate about making an IMPACT in your community, and changing the lives of children with learning disabilities? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!