Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick (LDANB)

Fact Sheet: The Adult with Learning Disabilities and Assistive Technology (2011)

The authors begin by explaining that assistive technology refers to any piece of equipment, product or system that directly assists, maintains, or improves the functional capabilities of people with learning disabilities.

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2013-06-17

Fact Sheet: The Adult with Learning Disabilities and Employment (2011)

In this brief document, the authors note that the formal identification and disclosure of the presence of a learning disability can benefit both the employee, by helping him keep a job, and the employer, by reducing costly staff turnover.

The authors describe signs that an employee may have a learning disability, including performance inconsistency; communication confusion; poor coordination; and difficulty concentrating.

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2013-06-10

Fact Sheet: Dealing with Learning Disabilities in Relationships (2011)

The author of this fact sheet explains that learning disabilities can present challenges in personal relationships, as well as in school and workplace settings. The learning disability may affect the way a person processes information, organizes time and tasks, and communicates with others, all of which are factors that can cause friction in a relationship.

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2011-11-15

Assessment of Readiness Skills During Early Childhood (2009)

Fact Sheet

If a child has difficulties in learning, early intervention can make a significant difference in his development. This fact sheet offers parents and teachers a quick guide to the areas of intellectual and social development children must master to become successful learners. The authors note that children who develop delays in any of the areas will benefit from comprehensive professional assessment.

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2010-02-10

Beginnings and Beyond: The Caregiver and Kindergarten Readiness (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet offers caregivers and parents ideas for helping children develop the skills they will need when they start school.

The authors focus on play-based, hands-on activities, not formal education. The activities focus on numbers and math readiness; reading readiness; listening and sequencing; social skills; position and direction; motor skills; time; and learning about size, colours and shapes.

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2009-12-02

Speech and language milestone chart (2009)

Fact Sheet

For most children, all the skills needed for oral language are acquired naturally by the time they are five years old. The fact sheet/speech and language milestone chart offers insight into where a child should be at a particular age ranging from one to six years. It also offers activities one could use in order to encourage language acquisition and proper speech patterns.

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2009-09-02

New Brunswick Summit on Learning Disabilities (1999)

Summary Report

The New Brunswick Summit on Learning Disabilities took place at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB, on March 25, 1999. It was co-sponsored by the T.R. Meighen Foundation and the Learning Disabilities Association of NB.

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1999-01-01
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