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Camp session: RISE at Home (Learning Disabilities Society)

RISE at Home


By: Learning Disabilities Society  
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Learning Disabilities Society


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In the face of COVID-19 related school closures and physical distancing—we launch RISE at Home. A new, innovative online learning platform providing students with learning disabilities one-to-one at-home instruction. This tool will be available beginning March 30th, when students were set to return to the classroom following Spring Break. 

“Consistent learning support is especially critical for students with learning disabilities,” said Rachel Forbes, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Society. “By designing a system that combines online learning with personalized instruction, we can provide some of the much-needed engagement and continuity that not only curtails potential regression through a break from school, but positively impacts learning.”

LDS’s RISE at Home (Research-informed Individualized Student Education) sessions support vulnerable learners by utilizing dynamic and interactive software that enables LDS instructors to customize lessons based on the needs of students, just as they would during in-person sessions. The new format of the LDS RISE at Home program makes it available to students learning from home throughout Greater Vancouver.

In keeping with its mandate of ensuring that high-quality learning support is available to all students, regardless of circumstance, LDS offers bursaries to families in need. The pricing structure is based on a sliding scale model to make it accessible to all who need it.

“Our team of instructors and staff are very pleased to offer ongoing individualized educational support to our community, helping to provide resources and structure at a time when families are feeling multiple pressures,” said Forbes. “RISE at Home is one more way LDS is diversifying its services to ensure we are empowering all students with learning challenges. 

About Learning Disabilities Society (LDS): 

Founded in 1970, LDS is a non-profit charity that serves children with suspected or diagnosed learning disabilities by providing customized learning support. LDS’s Research-informed Individualized Student Education (RISE) program enables students to understand their unique strengths and find success in the classroom. The organization is committed to making high-quality, affordable learning support accessible to all students, regardless of circumstance.



Session Dates and Locations:

Date TBD
Virtual Program,
Online

Time TBD
Cost TBD
2020-03-3010


Special Needs Support: (All campers have special needs)

Mild Support       Specialized programming

ADD/ADHD
Autism/Pervasive development delay
Dyslexia
Intellectual disability
Mild Support       Specialized programming


Activities:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Instructor lead (one on one)
Math
Reading
Writing / journalism
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive




A new innovative online learning platform providing students with learning disabilities one-to-one at-home instruction Monday through Saturday.

 

 
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Learning Disabilities Society  
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Sarah Vopni

Phone number:
(604) 873-8139
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