Stephanie Lehner

Friends For Mental Health Resources

Friends for Mental Health is a bilingual non-profit organization in the West Island of Montreal. Their mission is to help individuals and families better cope with their loved one’s mental health issue. The services that they offer include counselling, support groups, art therapy, respite activities, mindfulness, conferences and more. You can download some of their resources here: Or go to their website to find a list of resources and information about all their services: https://asmfmh.org/en/

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Literacy Quebec – Resource Tool for Literacy Organizations

Literacy Quebec has developed a comprehensive list of mental health resources available in English in Quebec. They have compiled this list into a booklet: A Resource Tool for Literacy Organizations You can download this resource here as a PDF: A Resource Tool for Literacy Organizations Or go to their website to find the booklet online: https://literacyquebec.org/mentalhealthresources/

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Graphogame

Graphogame This App uses game-play to encourage learners to practice connecting spoken sounds with letters and words. Each lesson is easy to understand, interactive, and quick. This phonics-based App is a fun and effective way for beginning readers to learn how to read. Players earn rewards with every correct answer and learning sequence completed. After 15 minutes of play, they can use rewards to customize their avatar! Visit the Apple, Google Play, or Microsoft stores to purchase the App for CAD$3.49 Microsoft

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Fry’s Sight Words Checklist

Fry’s Sight Words Checklist Have you ever wanted to review a list of Edward Fry’s top 1000 most common sight words in English with a learner? Here is a simple list of Fry’s 1000 sight words. The list is broken into sets of 10 words that a learner can use to practice reading and recognising sight words. Tutors and learners can use the list to monitor progress. ©2005 M. Myriam Capella – Based on Edward Fry’s 1000 Most Common Words for Reading and Writing You can download and print the checklist by clicking here: Fry’s Sight Words Checklist

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IXL Learning

IXL Learning From phonics and reading comprehension to writing strategies and more, the IXL Learning website has a huge range of resources that help learners develop the communication skills they need. The site has dedicated sections for English, Math and Science. In the English area, activities for skill development are organized by school grades (K through Grade 12). This is a great resource area for beginning readers who want to follow a systematic approach to phonics. Learners can interact with the website to practice new sounds and develop phonemic awareness. More advanced readers and writers will find many activities to

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Write On 2024 – Success Stories

For so many of our learners, sharing stories that are important to them is difficult. And yet, these stories matter. Tutors can help. Helping someone write is a wonderful way to make their stories visible to others. Last year, in Write On 2023, LU learners filled the pages with their thoughts on who and what matter to them. Flip through the pages and get to know more about who are learners are in Write On 2023: Now, it is time for Write On 2024. Write On 2024 – Success Stories This year, we we are asking for Success Stories from

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Connected Canadians Training and Support

Connected Canadians Training and Support Connected Canadians is a nonprofit organization that promotes digital literacy skills for older adults by providing free technology training and support. Seniors (55+) can request tutors to provide training and support online. One-on-ones are normally about 60 mins in length. Examples of topics covered include: To find out more, visit their website at: https://www.connectedcanadians.ca/one-on-ones

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Educoloi: Renting

Educoloi: Renting Educoloi explains the law to the population of Quebec in everyday language. On the Renting webpage, they provide information about all aspects of renting The information is written in simple, plain language. Go to their website to explore lots of short videos and tips. https://educaloi.qc.ca/en/categories/renting/

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Connections: Getting Set Up

Connections – Housing This Website is created by a Connections from the Native Counselling Services of Alberta. While the website has lots of information specifically relevant to the Alberta context, many of the resources are great if you want to explore the ins and ours of rental housing – particularly from the perspective of someone moving into their own place for the first time. Go to their website to explore lots of short videos and tips. https://connections.ncsa.ca/topics/1

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