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LDATD launches social media program
The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District beginssocially engaging with fans and followers
TORONTO, ON (June 29, 2011) – The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District (LDATD) is well underway with making changes to itscommunications and social media plans. Beginning June 2011, the LDATDhas started to use social networking sites as a platform to reach out toparents, teachers, youth and the community.Facebook and Twitter have become the first of the many social networksthat the LDATD will be engaging in. With the amount of users on Facebookand Twitter, all ranging in various ages and physical abilities, the LDATDhopes to accomplish its communications goals to promote enhancedlearning.The LDATD YouTube channel will also bring that communication forward byvisually demonstrating how the LDATD can have a positive impact on thosesuffering from disabilities, and those who wish to help.Members have continued to benefit from programs by the LDATD, whichcan be found on the organization’s website and social media outlets.“As a parent, it’s tough to sit back and watch your child struggle withcommunication, notably handwriting, a key element in schoolwork. So weenrolled our son in keyboarding at LDATD,” say LDATD members Barry Critchley and Dr. LeahHarrington. “He has been attending classes for two years and has made great progress. He also
has a great sense of confidence, for which we thank LTATD. Without their help, life would havebeen a bigger struggle.”The LDATD will continue to monitor and evaluate social media efforts in order to increase fansand followers and to become an established organization in the electronic world.
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