Workshops

Remedial Instructor Training Program

Begins January 2019

  3292 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5M 1Z8

Passionate about working with kids? Become a Remedial Instructor!

From January – May 2019, LDAV is offering a low-cost, accessible way for people with a background in teaching and/or special education to build a new career around empowering kids.

By taking our three-month program, you will graduate with three accredited certificates in teaching kids with Learning Disabilities how to read and write, along with paid work experience at LDAV!

Program cost: $400*
Dates: January Рmid May 2019
Time commitment: 28 hours + paid, part-time work experience as a tutor at LDAV (Vancouver or North Shore locations).
Who: Adults who have a background in teaching, special education and/or a passion for working with children with Learning Disabilities and the ability to commit to the full program. A clean criminal record check will be required as part of the program.

Certifications: Graduates will obtain the following certificates.

  1. Sound Partners (reading for grades 1-3)
  2. REWARDS (reading for grades 4-12)
  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 and letter of intent highlighting your interest and any relevant experience to Georgia Gordon at georgiag@ldav.ca by Friday, November 30th, 2018.

*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

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