Free Parent Workshop – Understanding Learning Disabilities, Attention Disorders and Mental Health Awareness


Understanding Learning Disabilities and Attention Disorders

Presented by Learning Disabilities Association of York Region

In collaboration with
Inclusive School and Community Services
York Region District School Board

Workshop Information:

The workshop will help parents and students better understand Learning Disabilities.

  • What are Learning Disabilities/ADHD?
  • Advocating for children/youth
  • How to teach self-advocacy skills
  • Problem solving model
  • Building resiliency and well-being skills
  • Mental Health awareness and stress management strategies
  • Programming to support children, youth and families

Presentation Speakers:

Renee Flannery (LDAYR) is an accredited Resource Facilitator by the LDA-Ontario. Renee has provided support and guidance to parents for over 20 years.

Stephanie Gatti (LDAYR) has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from York University and is an accredited Resource Facilitator by the LDA-Ontario.

Date: Tues. Feb. 23, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
R L Graham Public School
70 Biscayne
Keswick, ON L4P 3M8


Date: Tues. Feb. 24, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
YRDSB Community Education Centre North
130 Carlson Dr.
Newmarket, ON L3Y 5H3

Contact Information

Call to register:
905-895-5155 ext. 144
Pauline Costello

905-884-7933 ext. 23
Stephanie Gatti