Programs for Adults

Resource Library

A comprehensive choice of books, videos, journals and articles on Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are available for loan or use at the Center. Staff and volunteers will assist in helping choose the most appropriate material. A Provincial or Library membership of $20.00 per year is required for the borrowing of material.

Cost: A Provincial or Library membership of $20.00 per year is required for the borrowing of material.

Resource Facilitation

Resources are provided to individuals and families about issues relating to Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder. This could include strategies for coping with behaviour problems, self esteem, stress management, social skills, and coping strategies.

Cost: Free/ LDA membership encouraged / donations gratefully accepted.

Advocacy Training

Assistance is provided to help individuals and parents advocate by providing them with information about their rights and responsibilities in the workplace or school system.

Cost: Free/ LDA membership encouraged / donations gratefully accepted.

JobFit (Job Preparedness Program)

Job Fit is a comprehensive employment preparedness program designed to help adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or with suspected Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD develop the skills and strategies they need to find and retain meaningful work. The major goals of the Job Fit program are to help individuals gain confidence, self-awareness, and self-advocacy skills, and to help them develop the necessary strategies and knowledge needed to find and retain gainful, personally rewarding employment.

The next series of Programs are:

Peterborough (Fall 2015) — November 10th to December 17th  / Tuesday to Thursday, 12:30-4:00 @ Northern Lights, 803 Chemong Road

Peterborough (Winter 2016) — JobFit Trent for Trent University Students / February 17th, 18th, 19th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Peterborough (Spring 2016) — February 23rd to March 31st / Tuesday to Thursday, 12:30-4:00

City of Kawartha Lakes (Winter 2016) — January 5th to February 11th / Tuesday to Thursday, 12:30-4:00 @ Fleming College, 200 Albert Street South, Room 226

Note:  The CKL Information Session is December 7th @ 1:00 p.m., VCCS, 310 Kent Street West

For more information contact Wanda Prince, JobFit Coordinator at 705.748.9455 ext. 207.

Newsletter

Quarterly Newsletter which includes strategies for Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Cost: Benefit of LDA membership