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LDAWC-SOAR Sr: Gr11-12+

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The SOAR Post-Secondary program is a small-group college and university transition support program for students in Grade 11 and 12+ with a diagnosed, identified, or suspected learning disability. This program aims to prepare students for the transition to post-secondary by equipping them with the necessary skills to navigate their new environment and advocate for their needs, thus fostering strong socio-emotional skills to set them up for success.


In SOAR Post-Secondary, participants work on developing self-advocacy and coping strategies, and learn about the various resources available at college and university to prepare for a positive transition to post-secondary education. Sessions are taught using a combination of discussion, instruction, guest speakers and engaging activities.


Participant Eligibility

  • Participants attending the sessions must:
  • Be in Grade 11 or 12+ at the time of participation;
  • Have a diagnosed or suspected Learning Disability or ADHD;
  • Have an Individual Education Plan (IEP);
  • Not be diagnosed/identified with an intellectual disability or have significant behavioural support needs.

To register, click here.


**Please note we need a minimum of 4 students to run this session. Should your session be canceled due to lack of participants, we will refund you in full or offer an alternative program.

* Dates may be pushed back by one or two weeks if registration is too low to give us more time to try to run the program

LDAWC-SOAR Sr: Gr11-12+
$260.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$200.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
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Wednesday April 13, 2022 7:30 PM to Wednesday June 1, 2022 8:45 PM
Community Event

* Registration is not required for this event.