Centre for Diverse Learners

Site: Burlington

Record #: OAK3122
Last Full Update: 23 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-333-1977
E-Mail info@diverselearners.ca
Website diverselearners.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Samantha Sweet, Program Manager; Email: samantha_sweet@diverselearners.ca
Alternate Contact Amna Azhar, Communications & Events Coordinator; Email: amna_azhar@diverselearners.ca
Contact Form diverselearners.ca/contact-us/

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Provides support, resources and services to children, youth, adults, parents, caregivers, educational providers and support workers impacted by or working with those impacted by learning disabilities and/or ADD/ADHD

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1967
Primary Executive Alison Brindle, Executive Director; Email: alison_brindle@diverselearners.ca
Alternate Executive Maureen Pangan, Board President; Email: maureen@oncourseeducation.com
Funding Grants ; Donations
Elections AGM September

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Major services:

  • operates a resource centre in Burlington
  • offers programs to support the specific needs of children and youth with learning disabilities
  • hosts lectures and workshops related to Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and other relevant topics
  • holds regular parent advocacy sessions to empower parents to advocate for their children
  • provides information and resources related to Learning Disabilities

Also hosts an annual conference for educators, professionals, and parents

  • combines peer-reviewed research with hands-on strategies for understanding and working with students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD
Hours

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Children, youth, adults, parents, caregivers, educational providers and support workers impacted by or working with those with learning disabilities and/or ADD/ADHD
Application

Program application and membership forms are available online, phone calls and emails are also accepted

Languages English ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Urdu
Fees Membership - provides reduced fees and access to resource library ; Program - vary for a family or individual member ; Information and support services are free

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Rotary Youth Centre
560 Guelph Line, Top Flr
Burlington, ON L7R 3M4
Intersection Guelph Line and Woodward Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible - program location

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Disabilities
HCSD Sub Heading Disability Associations
Service Categories Disability Associations ~ Learning Disabilities ; Disability Awareness Training ~ Learning Disabilities ; Education Advocacy Groups ~ Learning Disabilities ; Special Libraries ~ Learning Disabilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Learning Disabilities ; Subject Tutoring ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Subject Tutoring ~ Learning Disabilities