Advocacy

  1. You are your child’s best and most consistent advocate.  Always remember that!
  2. You have valuable information about your child – share it.  Don’t assume or keep it a secret!
  3. You shall put it in writing and keep a copy.
  4. You shall keep records.
  5. You shall try to solve problems at the lowest level but never hesitate to appeal to a higher level if necessary.
  6. You shall seek out information when necessary.
  7. You shall take time to digest information before making a decision.
  8. You shall incorporate your agenda into theirs.
  9. You shall be organized and prepared. Know the process.
  10. You shall allow yourself to be less than perfect.
  11. You shall not become a martyr.
  12. You shall maintain a sense of humour. Have fun with your child!
  13. You shall remember to tell people when they do a good job.
  14. You shall encourage your child to make decisions because one day he or she will have to do so on his/her own behalf.

Self Advocacy

  1. Self Awareness- Know your learning style.
  2. Learn and use strategies. Be organized and prepared.
  3. Communication- Use problem solving techniques.
  4. Stay in Control- Try to help others understand your views.
  5. Surround yourself with winners.
  6. Allow yourself to be less than perfect
  7. Thank people for their time.
  8. Take responsibility for success.

About LDAS

The Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to supporting all individuals with Learning Disabilities in reaching their potential, within a community that values their unique contributions and abilities.

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June 21, 2019

(SUDBURY, ON) — The Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury (LDAS) has launched a Go Fund Me campaign to keep its satellite offices in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins open for the next school year. To read the full media release, click here. The campaign can be found by clicking the link below. https://www.gofundme.com/f/facilitating-ld-support-across-northern-ontario


June 19, 2019

All Aboard the Journey To Success The Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury is pleased to announce the launch of our Journey To Success Adventure Day. This one-day session will help prepare students for the coming school year, by discovering their learning potential in the following ways: Develop a learning profile to promote self-awareness Learn how Find out more!


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