Why choose the SOAR Transition Skills Program?

This 10 week program focuses on the basics of learning and Learning Disabilities, provides an opportunity for personal skill development, and prepares students for their upcoming transition into high school.

Designed specifically for students in grades 6 – 9 as they begin preparing and adapting to the choices and challenges of high school – building self-awareness, how to develop strong learning skills and work habits, and become a self-advocate in the learning process.

*Please note: We have adapted this program to also meet the needs of students in Grades 10-12 called Pathways to Success

About This Program

In this program, students will:

  • NIdentify their own strengths & needs
  • NUnderstand their preferred learning style and how this relates to their own diagnosis (e.g., Learning Disability and / or ADHD)
  • NDevelop self-advocacy skills and understand the importance of being involved in their own learning
  • NDiscuss strategies to develop strong learning skills and work habits (e.g., organization, responsibility, time management, etc.)
  • NBuild study skills for test and exam preparation
  • NLearn how to navigate common social situations both inside and outside of school
  • NPrepare to transition/adapt to high school


    Monday Nights

    April 4 – June 6th 
    6:30-7:45 PM


    560 Guelph Line
    Burlington, ON L7R 3M4

    *Subject to change.

    Program Length

     10 Weeks

    Required documents: Please note that a copy of the student’s psych-ed assessment and/or current IEP must be provided at the point of registration in order to enroll your student into this program. Required documents are shared only with program staff. Please email all documents to elle_morgan@ldahh.ca


    This program is now FREE of charge to residents of HAMILTON due to  $10,000 grant from the Edith Turner Foundation in Hamilton.

    The purpose of the Edith H. Turner Foundation Fund is to assist and provide funds in the fields of education, health, humanities and social development in Hamilton.

    *Subsidies available on a case by case basis, for a subsidy form contact info@ldahh.ca.

    Program Cancellation Policy

    50% of the registration fee will be refunded for any program cancellation received 2 weeks prior to the first class.

    Please contact us for any cancellation questions at info@ldahh.ca.

    Many of our programs have limited space available as we aim to provide a low student to teacher ratio; unfortunately space cannot be held for any student until payment is received.

    We reserve the right to cancel program sessions if minimum numbers are not reached.

    Join Us Today!

    We are a registered charitable organization that does not receive any government funding to support our initiatives. Your gift will help us to ensure we can continue providing our programs and services to support those who are impacted by Learning Disabilities in Halton and Hamilton.

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