Calgary Resources

LDAA has chapters in Edmonton and Red Deer; however, in January 2014, the Learning Disabilities Association Calgary Chapter ceased operation, leaving no single LD resource to serve southern Alberta.

Please feel free to download the following PDFs of resources and information for Calgary and area. These lists are not comprehensive and posting them here does not constitute endorsement by the LDAA; however, they are a good starting point for parents and families to discover local Calgary resources that may help.

LD Assessment Options for Children
ADHD Assessment Options for Children
LD Assessment Options for Adults
Supports for Job Seekers with LD

Workshops & Educational Opportunities

Family and Community Resource Centre - Community Education Service (Alberta Health Services) has upcoming free workshops on topics of interest related to LD, ADHD, and related disorders.

CanLearn Society Community Workshops

Foothills Academy Community Workshops

Support Groups and Resources

  • ADDults Calgary Support Group: A Support group for adults in Calgary with ADHD and/or their spouses. Meets the last Wednesday of the month (excluding July & August)
  • The Children's Link Society is a family-centered, community-based, central access point of information for families of children with special needs in Calgary and Area. Their mission is to provide resources, information, parent-to-parent connections, and hope to families and professionals who care for and work with children and youth with special needs from birth to age 21. The Children’s Link Society provides a no-cost comprehensive service to families. With programs including: Resource and Information Services, Family Support, Multicultural Family Support and Parenting Program, Transition Support for Disabled Youth, Educational Workshops/Webinars/Seminars, Coffee Socials, and Resource Fairs. All Programs are at no cost to families and those who serve families.

Across Alberta

Find your local Canadian Mental Health Association

Alberta Government Supports

Southern Alberta

Community Links