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2018 Workshops & Groups

Montréal Centre for Learning Disabilities

Held at Queen Elizabeth Health Complex 2111 Northcliffe

2nd Floor, Suite 212

Call to register at (514) 487-3533

Winter Nurtured Heart® Parenting Workshops

  • Embrace a strength-based parenting approach to foster connective communication, self-esteem & enhance your parent-child/teen relationship.

Winter Theraplay® Social Thinking Sessions (Youth & Parents together in sessions)

  • Become your child's Social Coach & utilize new skills at home.
  • Our unique Saturday or Sunday program is offered
  • Acquire a new parenting approach that works & fun strategies to foster emotional regulation, perspective taking & friendship skills.
  • Enhance your parent-child relationship.

Winter HeartMath® Stress & Anger Reduction Sessions

  • What it means to be In-Sync & Out of Sync?
  • Your Inner Weather Report.
  • 3 Tools to reduce stress & anxiety in just 30 seconds.
  • Reduce test anxiety & improve mental clarity.

Winter HeartMath® TestEdge Individual & Family Sessions (Youth & Young Adults & their Parents)

  • Six 2-hr sessions where participants learn a research based program that helps students increase their capacity to learn and improve their performance on tests.
  • Helps develop the motivation and focus they need to approach daily classroom learning and test-taking in an optimal-performance state.
  • Neutralizes performance blocks such as anxiety, frustration, boredom and resignation.
  • Enhances confidence, problem solving and stamina.

Theraplay® Young Adults Social Skills Sessions ADHD, LD & mild ASD (ages 17 & up) 

Our group provides a safe place where young adults can meet & make new friends while acquiring pro-social skills plus enjoy activities together. Topics include:

  • communication, social & relationship skills, character building, anxiety & anger reduction.

Adult ADHD Support Group: Embrace your Hidden Gifts

  • TBA (7pm-9pm) -  Learn the power of Nurtured Heart "positivity", strategies for stress & anxiety, relationship, organization & time management for home & work.

October & February MCLD Aqua-Kids Swim, Art & Gym Program:  Friday,  (10 weekly sessions)

  • For youth ages 6-16 who have ADHD, LD, Mild ASD & fine or gross motor skills difficulty. Held at the Hampton YMCA in NDG Fridays from 6 pm-8:15 pm. Join the fun, swim & meet new friends.

Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities

2018 Parent Conference: Toolbox for Success

Sunday, April 22, 2018
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ruby Foo's Hotel
7655 Decarie Blvd.
Free Parking

Educators & Professionals Welcome

Join Us to Learn Innovative ADHD, LD & Mild ASD Insights, Strategies & Tools for Home & School!

Individuals: $65 Parent Couples: $115

Registration Discount for Current MCLD Members

For more information – call (514) 482-7196

Limited Seating in Workshops: Register Today to Secure Your Choice of Sessions

Featured Speakers & Topics:

The Bully Dynamic: Keeping Our Children Safe - Eva de Gosztonyi M.A.

Demystifying The Adolescent Journey - Catherine Korah, Psychotherapist.

Reducing Anxiety & Anger in Children & Adolescents with ADHD, LD & Mild ASD: The Heart-Brain Connection -  Linda Aber, Nutured Heart®, Theraplay® & HeartMath® Practitioner.

Resolving Mealtime Battles: Feeding Children & Adolescents with ADHD, Mild ASD & Sensory Issues - Naureen Hanauni, Registered Dietitian, Family Nutritionist.

What Parents Need to Know About ADHD Medication Management - Dr. Lily Hechtman, Pediatric Psychiatrist, ADHD Researcher.

But the Dog Ate My Homework: Strategies for School Success - Robin Bernstein, ADHD Coach.

Personal Stories: Living with ADHD & LD - The MCLD Ambassadors.

Joey Elias, Montreal comedian will close the conference with his unique brand of inspiration and humour.

A great start to this year’s conference!  Grab a quick continental breakfast & take advantage of our exhibitors who are ready to provide you with information and guidance.

Babar Books

Block Speech & Language Clinic

Camp Kennebec

Centennial Academy

Collective Vision

Creative Expression

Disability Financial Assistance

Hudson Literacy

Geordie Productions


Kells Academy

Meta 1111 Yoga Studio

Microcomputer Science

Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities


Noriko Art Therapy

Plant Love Grow

Top Tutorat

UCMAS Mental Math

Vanguard School

Thank You to Our Sponsor


"When mindfulness embraces those we love, they bloom like flowers."

- Thich Nhat Hanh


  • HeartMath
    Stress, Anxiety & Anger reduction workshops

  • Nurtured Heart Parent Workshops

  • Support Groups for Parents of Children/Teens with ADHD, LD & Aspergers Syndrome

  • Theraplay Social & Thinking Skills Groups for Children/Teens AND their Parents

  • Sunshine Circles for School: Nurture Your Classroom with Play

  • Nurtured Heart School & Teacher Workshops:

Presented as a
Guest Speaker at:

  • (QPAT) The Quebec Provincial Teacher's Convention

  • LDAQ Montreal Chapter 1 Parent Conference

  • The Bronfman Educational Teacher's Convention

  • McGill Distinguished Speaker's Seminar

  • AQETA Learning Disabilities Association Conference

  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board SEAC Parent Conference

  • Tyndale St. George

  • St. Colombia House

  • plus numerous Montreal schools