Fall 2015 Reflexions – Page 3
Fall is the time to Renew your Membership to LDANB
Why become a member of LDANB?
When you are member of LDANB you play an active part in giving us a national voice. You will also receive a seasonal newsletter keeping you up to date with how LDANB is doing. As a member, you will be the first to know of any upcoming events that LDANB is hosting. We will also notify you of any seminars or conferences coming up in your community. When you are a member of LDANB, you have access to tons of resources about issues related to Learning Disabilities, such as the rights of persons with LDs, how to access psychoeducational assessment services, and the various disability tax credits that may be available to persons with LDs.
If you would like to stay up-to-date on the latest news and information regarding learning disabilities and also help us in our mission to promote the understanding and acceptance of ability of persons with learning disabilities to lead meaningful and successful lives, you can become a member of the Learning Disabilities Association of New-Brunswick for a small annual fee of $25. As LDANB is a registered charity, you will be issued a receipt for this tax-deductible charitable donation.
LDANB is a bilingual, registered charitable organization that has been in operation for over 45 years with a volunteer Board of Directors. The LDANB head office is located in Fredericton (506) 459-7852 with active chapters in Moncton: (506) 383-5077 and Saint-John: (506)642-4956
Barton Reading and Spelling System
What is The Barton Reading & Spelling system?
The Barton Reading and Spelling Program is a specialized literacy service aimed at improving the reading, writing, and spelling skills of school-aged children and adults alike who have low literacy levels due to reading difficulties or reading disabilities. The Barton Reading & Spelling System is a specialized one-on-one tutoring service based on the Orton-Gillingham method which teaches the phonemic structure of the English language using a multi-sensory approach.
Who Can Benefit from Barton?
School-Aged children and adults who struggle with reading, writing, and spelling.
Someone who can read and comprehend spoken English at the 2nd grade level.
When and Where Will Tutoring be Offered?
Tutoring will be offered in the Greater Fredericton Area in a quiet, private classroom setting.
The one-hour tutoring will take place twice a week, after school or in the early evenings starting in Sept. 2015
How Much Does it Cost?
LDANB-TAANB is a non-profit organization and strives to offer literacy services at the lowest possible cost. The Barton tutoring sessions cost $15 per 1-hour session, with a one time administration fee of $50. However, If financial concerns are a barrier for you, LDANB also offers full or partial subsidies for low-income families to access this service. Please contact us for more information.