Monday, August 24th at 8:00 pmLeading Our Children Back to School
How can we lead our children back to school amid all of the changes COVID-19 has brought? Explore the emotional needs of our children as we prepare them to re-enter school with our guest speaker Eva de GosztonyiLearn More
Tuesday, September 15th, 2020Annual General Meeting and Webinar: Does My Child Have ADHD and/or Learning Disabilities?
Annual General Meeting will take place at 7:30 pm and the webinar at 8:00 pm led by Linda Aber.Learn More
Sunday, April 18th, 2021Learn It Today – Use It Tomorrow!
Learn about the strategies for developing executive function skills in children & adolescents with Sarah Ward, an expert on executive function. She has presented to and consulted with over 1200 public and private schools in the United States, Canada and Europe.Learn More
Rethink What's Possible
We’re the Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities. Through education and better support, we’re empowering people with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Mild Autism to reach new heights.
Empathy. Engagement. Education.
Building a Better Future for People with Learning Disabilities in Montreal
Since 1966, the Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities (MCLD) has been improving the lives of people who have learning disabilities.
Services & Programs
Support And Resources That Work For You
Positive Parenting Workshops
Joining our workshops shows you what it means to be a “success mentor” instead of “the behaviour police”. You’ll be introduced to a strengths-based approach that will help you become a calm and assertive parent, and ultimately shift your child’s understanding of who they are and the tremendous potential that they have.
(for parents of youth ages 5-16)Parenting Your Child/Teen with ADHD/LD
Learning how to effectively collaborate with your child from an early age can have a lifelong impact. The skills you learn during these workshops will show you how to collaborate with your child and guide them to both academic and life success.
(Sessions for Children/Teens & Parents)HeartMath® Anxiety Reduction Explore:
Working together with your child, you’ll learn what it means to be In-Sync or Out-of-Sync, and how a few powerful tools can help them to manage stress and anxiety in just seconds. From techniques to handle test anxiety, to calming breathing techniques, you’ll get the guidance you need to help your child form stronger relationships and make better decisions.
For kids ages 6-16CYBER K.I.D.S. Program
Featuring a blend of themed activities, socialization, and body breaks, CYBER K.I.D.S. gives your child something to look forward to in their weekly schedule. It’s their chance to talk, play, and be active, all while learning new skills, making new friends, and building up their confidence.
For youth ages 17 & upYoung Adult Social & Life Skills Groups
For many individuals with a learning disability, understanding how to make and keep friends can be tricky. But as with all things, practice makes perfect - that’s why our social and life skills groups are designed to provide a mixture of structured teaching time and unstructured socialization time.
Life Skills Program
Success is always within reach. Join us and get the tools and strategies you need to put your feelings of frustration and low self-confidence in the rearview mirror. Through our life skills coaching, you’ll learn about your strengths, improve your self-esteem, discover the latest assistive technologies, and so much more!
Creating Stories of Success
Our family is grateful for all the ADHD knowledge and strategies you shared with us- they work! We adopted your approaches at home and our son is thriving.
It broke my heart to see my daughter struggle with anxiety and making friends. Your programs are wonderful. The tools you taught us in the Social Skills and HeartMath Anxiety Reduction sessions really helped. I feel more confident as a parent. Thank you for all you do.