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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.

The Art and Science of Feeding a Family: Nutritional Strategies for Picky Eaters & Special Needs Kids - 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.

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