Workshops

Remedial Instructor Training Program

Begins Thursday, August 16th, 2018

  3292 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5M 1Z8

Passionate about working with kids? Become a Remedial Instructor!

Beginning Summer 2018, LDAV is offering an accessible, low-cost way for individuals with a passion for education to empower kids. By taking our three-month program, you will graduate with two, accredited certifications in teaching kids with learning disabilities how to read and write, along with paid work experience at LDAV!

Program cost: $400*
Dates: August 16th until mid December 2018.
Time commitment: 28 hours + paid, part-time work experience as a tutor at LDAV (Vancouver or North Shore locations).
Who: Adults who have a passion for working with children with learning disabilities and the ability to commit to the full program. A background in education/volunteering with children is an asset, but not required. A clean criminal record check will be required as part of the program.

Certifications: Graduates will obtain 2 of the 3 following certificates.

  1. Sound Partners (reading for grades 1-3) OR
  2. REWARDS (reading for grades 4-12); AND
  3. SRSD (writing for grades K-12)

Students will also keep all resources used during the training program, and have opportunities to continue working at LDAV, pending satisfactory performance.

Application: Interested applicants should send a resume to Georgia Gordon at georgiag@ldav.ca by August 9th highlighting your interest and any relevant experience.

*Fee will be refunded upon completion of the program.

Walk a Mile in My Shoes (WAMMS)

Scheduled as requested

  as requested

This popular workshop uses interactive simulations and exercises to raise awareness about Learning Disabilities.

Trained facilitators help participants to explore Learning Disabilities such as: Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Dysnomia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, Visual-Perception, and others. Workshops can be tailored to groups large and small and are appropriate for children and adults. Perfect for Professional Development Days, volunteer training, classrooms, manager training and much more.

Call us today to find out more or email kater@ldav.ca

Cost: $300

Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Language Training

Saturdays; April 7th to July 7th, 2018 (no sessions on May 21st or June 30th)

  3292 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5M 1Z8

The Learning Disabilities Association Vancouver presents… 

ORTON GILLINGHAM MULTISENSORY LANGUAGE TRAINING

Trainer:  June B. Green
“Fellow”
Academy of Orton Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (since 1995)
Multi Sensory Language Therapist (since 1975)
Teacher (since 1967)

Orton- Gillingham is a multi-sensory approach to learning; lessons are action oriented with visual, auditory, tactile and kinesthetic elements.

Throughout this course, you will be trained to understand how an individual learns and then devise appropriate teaching strategies for that individual.

Cost:         $1,400.00

 (includes Training Handbook, Texts (from Artel), Tutoring Kit,

Practice Kits for 23 O.G. Units, Student Book File dividers for 23 Units)

To register or find out more:

Call: (604) 873-8139 or

Email: katea@ldav.ca

For more information on Orton Gillingham, visit:

www.ogtutors.com

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