Centre for Diverse Learners

Site: Burlington

Record #: OAK3122
Last Full Update: 17 Nov 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-333-1977
E-Mail info@diverselearners.ca
Website www.diverselearners.ca
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LearnDiverse 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/LearnDiverse 
Twitter: www.twitter.com/LearnDiverse
Primary Contact Alison Brindle, Executive Director; Email: alison_brindle@diverselearners.ca
Alternate Contact Amna Azhar, Communications & Events Coordinator; Email: amna_azhar@diverselearners.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Samantha Sweet, Program Manager; Email: samantha_sweet@diverselearners.ca
Contact Form https://diverselearners.ca/contact-us/

Agency Information

Description (Agency) Provides support, resources and services to children, youth, adults, parents, caregivers, educational providers and support workers impacted by or working with those impacted by learning disabilities and/or ADD/ADHD
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1967
Alternate Executive Maureen Pangan, Board President; Email: maureen@oncourseeducation.com
Funding Grants ; Donations
Elections AGM September

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Major services:

  • Instructional Remediation: one-on-one tutoring in reading/writing or math during the school year
  • Reading Rocks: an 8-week one-on-one literacy program for children 6-12
  • assistive technology
  • transition skills workshops for pre-teen and high school aged students
  • typing skills program
  • parent workshops and lectures, advocacy training and support
  • ongoing parent support through resource facilitation and in-school support as needed
  • on-site loaning library - books, videos and resource materials
  • community education through annual Conference held each spring

See website for more information

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Children, youth, adults, parents, caregivers, educational providers and support workers impacted by or working with those with learning disabilities and/or ADD/ADHD
Application Program application and membership forms are available online, phone calls and emails are also accepted
Languages English ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Urdu
Fees Membership - provides reduced fees and access to resource library ; Program - vary for a family or individual member ; Information and support services are free

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Rotary Youth Centre
560 Guelph Line, Top Flr
Burlington, ON L7R 3M4
Intersection Guelph Line and Woodward Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible - program location

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Disabilities
HCSD Sub Heading Disability Associations
Service Categories Disability Associations ~ Learning Disabilities ; Disability Awareness Training ~ Learning Disabilities ; Education Advocacy Groups ~ Learning Disabilities ; Special Libraries ~ Learning Disabilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Learning Disabilities ; Subject Tutoring ~ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ; Subject Tutoring ~ Learning Disabilities