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What is the Gr8 Transitions Program?

Gr8 Transitions Program logoThis program is to assist students with learning disabilities to make a successful transition from elementary to secondary school and beyond.

This 2-year program begins in Grade 7, and supports students as they approach the transition to high school.  Our goal is to give students the tools they will need to be successful in secondary school, which lead to further success in post-secondary school.  

The Gr8 Transitions Program aims to:

  • Teach students about learning disabilities and their individual learning profile 
  • Promote self-knowledge and self-advocacy
  • Support parents in understanding how their child learns, their child's rights and responsibilities, and how to support their child in and out of the school environment
  • Train students and parents in adaptive technology, and explain how and why these accommodations can help students learn
  • Prepare students for the upcoming transition and what changes to expect at secondary school

 

As part of this program, students will receive a full psychoeducational assessment and attend information and training sessions throughout their Grade 7 & 8 years.  

This program is funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities and collects information about the nature of learning disabilities throughout adolescence.  There is no cost to participants. 

 


Gr8 Transitions Brochure (PDF 417KB)


For more information please contact the Transition Coordinator

email icon gr8tran@queensu.ca

phone icon(613) 533-6000 ext. 75220

fax icon(613) 533-6564


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Funding for RARC has been generously provided by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

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