Our Programs

The Child Social Skills Program

 

Our groups specialize in children with ADHD, ASD, Tourette’s and Learning Disabilities but all are welcome!
The aim of the program is to encourage friendship, positive social/emotional behaviors, active listening, effective communication, and comprehension of social norms.
Help in understanding non-verbal communication, body language, and unspoken social rules
Promote self-esteem and build confidence
Help participants develop social skills, life skills, and problem-solving strategies, including conversation and basic interaction skill

Children between the ages of 8-12 years can register for this 8 week program. Running Sunday mornings from 9:30am – 12:00pm starting January 22, 2023 – March 19, 2023 No Group February 19, 2023

All sessions take place at Inglewood Community Hall, 12525-116 Ave. Edmonton 

Some families are able to obtain FSCD (Family Support for Children with Disabilities) funding for their child to attend this group depending on the determined needs of their child. Contact your FSCD worker to see if your child qualifies. LDEdmonton’s FSCD number is 020051257

Cost of Social Skills Group is $300.00

Teen Social Skills Group Ages 13-17 years

 

Our groups specialize in children with ADHD, ASD, Tourette’s and Learning Disabilities but all are welcome!
The aim of the program is to encourage friendship, positive social/emotional behaviors, active listening, effective communication, and comprehension of social norms.
Help in understanding non-verbal communication, body language, and unspoken social rules
Promote self-esteem and build confidence
Help participants develop social skills, life skills, and problem-solving strategies, including conversation and basic interaction skill

Youth between the ages of 13-17 years can register for this 8 week program. Running Sunday afternoons from 1:00pm -3:30pm starting January 22, 2023 – March 19, 2023. No Group February 19, 2023

All sessions take place at Inglewood Community Hall, 12525-116 Ave. Edmonton 

Some families are able to obtain FSCD (Family Support for Children with Disabilities) funding for their child to attend this group depending on the determined needs of their child. Contact your FSCD worker to see if your child qualifies. LDEdmonton’s FSCD number is 020051257

Cost of Social Skills Group is $300.00

Camp Abilities Summer Day Camp

Our Summer Day Camp is structured for age groups 8-12 years and 13-18 years who are struggling at keeping friends and interacting with their peers. Participants will learn social skills in a safe setting in the morning and then practice what they have learned out in the community in the afternoon. Outings can include: visiting City of Edmonton facilities, riding Edmonton Transit, swimming, bowling and other activities that the group may choose to try. This camp offers direct social skills promoting and focuses on

  • Highly trained staff with skills specific to working with this population
  • Lower staff to participant ratio than most camps
  • Understanding of the special needs of youth
  • Individualized attention with focus on recognizing and developing each campers unique gifts and strengths
  • Wrapped into every program is emphasis on developing organizational skills, social skills, and life skills set in a fun environment

 

Camp Abilities ages 8-12 years
Monday – Friday 9:30am until 3:00pm
July 11-15, 2022
August 8-12, 2022
August 15-19, 2022

Teen Camp Abilities ages 13-17 years
Monday – Friday 9:30am until 3:00pm
July 18-22, 2022

Cost for the program is $500.00 per 5 day session. Families are able to obtain FSCD (Family Support for Children with Disabilities) funding for their child to attend camp through community aid hours. Contact your FSCD worker to see if your child qualifies.

Roblox Social Group 7+

 

Roblox is an educational online video game. It enhances creativity, problem-solving, self-direction, collaboration, and specifically designed to help children improve skills such as organization, time management, planning, flexibility, self-awareness, and focus. Both fun and educational, The purpose of Roblox is for players to interact and make friends. This is achieved by wandering around the online world and stopping to talk with other players within a moderated chat feature. This group is a closed group, only children/youth registered for this group will be playing Roblox together.

Saturday’s starting
November 12, 2022                 

1:30pm – 3:00pm          
6 week session

Wednesday’s starting
November 16, 2022
4:30pm – 6:00pm

Cost is $50.00 per 6 week session

              

 

              

Information Sessions

 

 

Held every month, our informative evening has a panel of presenters talking about the facts and personal experiences with ADHD/LD. We feel at LD Edmonton that educating parents is very important.