Current Programs

Summer Tutoring Programs (one-to-one)

Any child aged 6 to 14 who is behind grade level in reading, writing or math is eligible for our summer program. A trained tutor works one to one with your child following either the Intensive Remedial Reading Program (using Barton which is based on the Orton Gillingham method) or Real Math programs, under the guidance of a certified teacher.  Tutors follow an individualized learning plan and set specific goals for the student. This program encourages an interest in reading and math while improving skills. Sessions are 1-1/2 hours during the summer.

Next session:  Summer 2017 (July & August)

Times: 
Surrey & Langley:         9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sessions are 1-1/2 hours in length

Where: 
Surrey :                 LDAFS Learning Centre, #101 – 14225 57 Avenue
Langley :              Langley Location TBA

Cost: 
Some subsidies may be available courtesy of the CKNW Orphan’s Fund.
Please enquire for eligibility criteria on registration.

 

Winter/Spring 2017 Programs  

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Winter/Spring Registration is now open for our Surrey, Langley and Ladner Tutoring locations.  For more information or to register please call 604-591-5156.

Intensive Remedial Reading  (one-to-one)

For children aged 7 to 14 that are at least one year behind in reading achievement. Under the direction of a certified teacher, trained tutors work one-to-one using the Barton method (based on the Orton Gillinham method) to develop the student’s reading and spelling skills. Tutors follow an individualized learning plan and sets specific goals for the student. This program encourages an interest in reading while improving skills.  One hour sessions.

When: 
February 6 to May 25, 2017

Next session: Fall 2017

Time:
Choose from 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm or 7 pm
Choose from  Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays
One hour Sessions twice per week

Where: 
Surrey Location: Henry Bose Elementary School, 6550 – 134 Street, Newton  ** New Location**
Langley Location: Douglas Park Community School, 5409 – 206 Street
South Delta:  Delta Manor Education Centre, 4750 – 57 Street , Ladner   **May be Mondays/Wednesdays only**

Cost:
Some subsidies may be available courtesy of the CKNW Orphan’s Fund.
Please enquire for eligibility criteria on registration.

Real Math Tutoring Program  (one-to-one)  

For children aged 7 to 14 who are struggling to understand basic math concepts or need additional support in math. Under the direction of a certified teacher, trained tutors work one-to-one with students to become aware of, evaluate, and set goals for their learning in math. Based on current research, students are prompted to use manipulatives or “tools” in a playful manner to practice and celebrate their successes on their individualized math goals.

When: 
February 6 to May 25, 2017

Next session Fall 2017

Time:
Choose from 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm or 7 pm
Choose from  Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays
One hour Sessions twice per week

Where: 
Surrey Location: Henry Bose Elementary School, 6550 – 134 Street, Newton  ** New Location**
Langley Location: Douglas Park Community School, 5409 – 206 Street
South Delta: Delta Manor Education Centre, 4750 – 57 Street   **May be Mondays/Wednesdays only**

Cost: 
$25 per hour; some subsidies may be available courtesy of the CKNW Orphan’s Fund.
Please enquire for eligibility criteria on registration.

Multi-sensory Keyboarding Program

These sessions provide individualized instruction for students with written output difficulties. The Typeright tm* program uses a multi-sensory method and a key-mnemonic strategy to teach students touch-typing. Students learn by direct one-to-one instruction from an experienced instructor. It is particularly suited to students with learning disabilities. This program provides an excellent opportunity for students to build confidence by experiencing the success of learning a new valuable skill.

When: 
January 7 to February 25, 2017

Next session: Spring 2017
45 minute sessions once per week for 8 weeks (call for available times for one on one instruction)

Where: 

LDAFS Resource Centre, 101 – 14225 57 Avenue, Surrey (Newton)

Cost: 
$300; some subsidies may be available courtesy of the CKNW Orphan’s Fund.
Please enquire for eligibility criteria on registration.

Steps to Success: Self-advocacy Training for Youth Grades 6 to 9

For the student with learning disabilities/differences or attention deficit disorder, self advocacy skills are essential to success at secondary school and throughout life. Students will learn about how they learn best, and how to communicate their needs to teachers and others.  Limit 6 per class.  Taught by a special education teacher.

When: 
To be determined
Location:
LDAFS Resource Centre, 101 – 14225 57 Avenue, Surrey

Cost:
Call for information.  *some subsidies may be available courtesy of CKNW Orphan’s Fund.

Summer Tutoring Programs (one-to-one)

Any child aged 6 to 14 who is behind grade level in reading, writing or math is eligible for our summer program. A trained tutor works one to one with your child following either the Real Reading or Real Math programs, under the guidance of a certified teacher.  Tutors follow an individualized learning plan and set specific goals for the student. This program encourages an interest in reading and math while improving skills. Sessions are 1-1/2 hours during the summer.

Next session:  Summer 2017 (July & August)

Times: 
Surrey & Langley:         9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sessions are 1-1/2 hours in length

Where: 
Surrey :                 LDAFS Resource Centre, #101 – 14225 57 Avenue
Langley :              Langley Montessori School, 21488 Old Yale Road, Langley, BC V3A 4M8

Cost: 
$40 per hour; some subsidies may be available courtesy of the CKNW Orphan’s Fund.
Please enquire for eligibility criteria on registration.

Multi-Sensory Reading and Spelling Program

MSRS is an explicit and systematic phonics program for students struggling with language processing and will be following the Barton Reading and Spelling System, influenced by Orton-Gillingham.
Under development for Winter-Spring 2017.

Multi-Sensory Group Tutoring for Reading

A unique program for students aged 6 to 10 with severe reading difficulties (including Dyslexia) using the Barton program which is based on the Orton-Gillingham approach to remediating reading disabilities. This program uses all of the learning pathways to the brain (including visual, auditory, kinesthetic and tactile) simultaneously in order to enhance memory and learning. Maximum 4 per group. This program is currently only offered to Holly Elementary School students who have been referred by their home school – Program  is fully funded for students, with many thanks to, CKNW Children’s Orphan Fund, TELUS Community Funds, and the Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund.

Current session held October 2016 to June 2017

 

 

 Many thanks to our current program sponsors:

 

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