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Summer Adventures in Learning

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Are you looking for a way for your child to maintain his/her academic skills during the summer? Summer Adventures in Learning provides an atmosphere for your child to continue learning in the summer months.

The program strives to achieve the following outcomes for each student: to be engaged in learning, experience success, have fun, experience no regression, maintain academic growth, develop strategies, learn new skills, develop ...

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Sibling Diaries

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My youngest sister struggles with a learning disability. She has been diagnosed with dyslexia, she has a difficult time retaining information,and because of her learning disability she has extreme anxiety. She is now entering the 6th grade and she has had these issues since 1st grade.

This was very difficult for my family and I. The school did not do much too help, in fact the school refused to test her for a learning disability. For about a year my sister ...

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Spotlight On: Kinney Drugs

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Our Employment Services help individuals with the end goal of finding and main-taining employment. The path to employment can include a variety of services with LDACNY including resume writing assistance, job coaching, volunteer placement, employer discussions, mock interviews and more.

LDACNY and Kinney Drugs have worked together in a number of cases. We have not only found Kinney Drugs to be an amazing partner, but Kinney has received some incredible employees from us. One such employee in their Ca-millus ...

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Behind-the-Scenes: SADA Kickoff Luncheon

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Today was the annual Kickoff for the Syracuse Automobile Dealer’s Association Charity Preview.
Every year SADA invites local non-profits to participate in an amazing fundraising opportunity: sell sponsorships to the Charity Preview Party, held the evening be-fore the Auto Expo. It’s an incredible evening, filled with drinks, food and of course cars.

Last year LDACNY was fortunate to raise over $20,000.00 in sponsorships! Our goal is $23,000.00 this year and our sponsorship benefits are better than ever (tickets to ...

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Back-to-School Blues?

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School is officially back in session for just about every kid in town. And while most are happy about it (for now) we know there are some who aren’t all that excited to be back in the class-room. Here are some tips to make the transition easier for them (and you!):

  1. Take time to talk to your child: allow him/her to express their feelings about the new school year, teachers, friends, homework, etc.
  2. Buy school supplies together: let him/her choose colors, styles ...
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LDACNY Love’s Cole Swindell

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Not only did we give away our first Caribbean Vacation today…our first winners got a Bonus Prize: a Meet & Greet with ACM New Artist of the Year Cole Swin-dell!
3 lucky NYS Fairgoers (our vacation winners and a friend) got to meet Cole before his HUGE Chevy Court performance. They got pictures, autographs and a chance to ask some questions before he got on stage for his hour and a half show.
A little secret: Neil & Patrick, our ...

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Pearl Vacay Giveaway Launches with HUGE Success!

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We launched our Pearl Vacay Giveaway at the NYS Fair today…the first of over 15 Caribbean Vacations was given away (literally given away!) at 5 pm to two lucky guys sitting in Chevy Court.
They’re headed to Sandals Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica! These lucky guys get all the meals, drinks and water sports they want for 4 full days…and we couldn’t be happier for them!
Next up? Keep reading our newsletter, blog, and social media to find your next ...

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It’s Still Chaos…But We’re Here!

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While moving is never easy, and we’ll still be unpacking boxes and deciding where the coat rack looks best for a month (I promise, if you visit in September then again in November, it’ll be in two different places!) we are finally moved in!
Everyone’s files are in their offices (there was an unfortunate incident where a computer was left behind in the old office, and another where two key files were buried in a storage closet under 40 boxes ...

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The End of an Era

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LDACNY ‘s 30th anniversary year is a time of transition. Not only are we celebrating 30 years, we are going through a massive rebranding, evaluating adding some new services/programs, and moving offices!

Today marks the closing of a chapter: it is our last day in our 722 West Manlius Offices. While we are sad to be leaving our home of the past 15 years or so, we are very excited to be moving into a bigger, cleaner and NEWER ...

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LDACNY Summer is Ending

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Summer ends sooner at LDACNY than it does everywhere else…we mark the end-ing of everyone’s favorite season with the last day of SAIL.

It’s always bittersweet to see another SAIL season come to an end. We love getting to know another group of new students and seeing our old friends come back again! And it’s so exciting to see how much progress they make in the short time we have together. We can’t wait to send them off into ...

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