Child with a learning Disability

This is a survey for parents with a child who has a learning disability. The purpose is to get an understanding if parents are getting enough support and resources to help their child with their learning challenges. All information is confidential and will be recorded anonymously.

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* 1. Please indicate if your child has a learning disability and IEP (Individual Education Plan)

  Yes my child has an IEP No, my child does not have an IEP
Formal diagnosis of a learning disability
Informal diagnosis of learning disability ( suspicion of a LD not yet confirmed by professional)

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* 2. Please indicate your child's grade level and their specific learning disability

  Dyslexia and/ or difficulties in reading Dysgraphia and/or difficulties in writing (spelling) Dyscalculia and/ or difficulties in math Memory difficulties ( short-term, working and long term memory) Executive Function and/or metacognition difficulties (reasoning, problem solving, decision making) Attention difficulties (ADHD/ ADD) Motor skills and Coordination ( trouble throwing and catching a ball,  buttoning clothing)
JK- GRADE 5
GRADE 6 -8
GRADE 9-12
UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE

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* 3. What is your biggest concern that is keeping you awake at night  with your child's learning disability?

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* 4. Do you think access to relevant and current information on learning disabilities is readily available ?

  Yes No
In schools
In the community (excluding schools)
Online government website (Canadian relevant content)
Online non-government website (Canadian relevant content)

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* 5. Would you be interested in accessing programs specific for learning disabilities outside the school system?

  Yes No
Weekdays after school
Weekends
Anytime

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* 6. What is the best format to present information on supporting a child with a learning disability?

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* 7. Do you wish to be involved on an ongoing basis with your child’s programs  or sessions that help them with their learning disability?

  Yes No
Weekly with my child
Once, as in a single orientation session where the program objectives and methods were discussed
Regularly without my child

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* 8. On a per hour basis what would you be willing to pay for services outside the school to help your son / daughter with a learning disability?

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* 9. What is the most you have spent on services outside the school to help your son/ daughter with their learning disability?

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* 10. What is the biggest gap between programs offered for students with learning disabilities and what you need?

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