This resource contains information about a workshop on learning disabilities in adults for service providers in Haida Gwaii. A subsequently developed tool kit for practitioners covers different learning styles and available resources.
A digital story about horses, music, school and dyslexia and how they fit together. The story of Angela, a songwriter, and some of her experiences with dyslexia. Created to raise awareness about the experiences of people with learning disabilities. This was created as part of the Learning Disabilities & Whole Life Learning project. Permission has… Keep reading
This guide was written to help literacy tutors and their adult students understand the often hidden impacts of learning disabilities or unmet learning needs. The first section provides information and tools to help tutors gather information about a student’s past experiences as a learner using a strength-based perspective. The second section provides information and worksheets… Keep reading
Created for literacy practitioners, tutors and instructors, this game fosters an awareness of the impact of learning disabilities. Complete instructions on how to set up and play the game are accompanied by templates for the playing cards. This was created as part of the Learning Disabilities & Whole Life Learning project. Permission has been granted… Keep reading
This resource provides an introduction to self-advocacy and a collection of tools and worksheets to help adults with learning disabilities identify and develop their unique strengths and advocacy skills. This was created as part of the Learning Disabilities & Whole Life Learning project.
This resource consists of a digital story on memory and what helps improve memory, particularly in seniors. The tip sheet summarizes the information in the digital story, including good practices for helping seniors learn. Created for use by instructors, tutors and seniors who are interested in thinking about memory and learning.
This resource is a digital story about creating digital stories. It describes a workshop with Colin Ford and how learners became involved in creating digital stories. It is intended for use with tutors, teachers and practitioners, to raise awareness of the effectiveness of combining the strength of storytelling with the power of digital technologies. This… Keep reading
This resource contains tools from an Orton-Gillingham Multisensory workshop conducted at the Northern Lights College, Chetwynd. Workshop presenters were Gloria Olafson and Stephanie Lindstrom of the Fraser Lake chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association of British Columbia. The first tool is a chart describing common areas of deficit, their possible impacts on a student, and… Keep reading
This video shows how the Ts-zil Learning Centre uses the four elements of the medicine wheel to address the needs of First Nations students with learning disabilities. This was created as part of the Learning Disabilities & Whole Life Learning project. Permission is granted for non-commercial educational use.
The “Whole Life” project was a two-year professional development and training project to support adult literacy educators to address learning disabilities (LD) in their practice settings. The content of the project website is stored at www.decoda.ca/learning-disabilities-and-whole-life-project/