Canadian Learning Disabilities and Related Sites (compiled by LDAO)
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO)
The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities.
Learning Disabilities Association Chapters
- LDA Halton
- LDA Toronto
- LDA Hamilton-Wentworth
8 Main St. East. Suite #308, Hamilton, Ontario
- LDA Mississauga & North Peel
- LDA Kitchener-Waterloo
- LDA Niagara
366 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, L2R 3N3
- LDA Wellington County
#233, 17A, 218 Silvercreek Pkwy. N., Guelph, Ontario, N1H 8E8
- Ability OnLine
Ability OnLine is an electronic mail system connecting young people with disabilities or chronic illness to disabled and non-disabled peers and mentors. It also provides disabled youngsters and their families with current information on medical treatments, educational strategies and employment opportunities.
Integra is an Children’s Mental Health Centre in Toronto. Its focus is on helping children and adolescents with LD-related social, emotional, and behavioural problems.
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
The LDAC site has information about LDAs across Canada, including provincial contact information.
Learning Disabilities Resource Community
A clearinghouse of information about learning disabilities.
LD Pride Online
This great site is an online community for folks with learning disabilities.
Ontario Ministry of Education
Government site; you can access the site in English or French from here.
National Educational Association of Disabled Students
Online home of Canada’s only nationwide, cross-disability consumer organization of students with disabilities in postsecondary education. NEADS advocates for full access to education and employment opportunities.
Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
This association, with more than 1500 professional members, tries to provide as much information and as many resources as possible. They also do consumer awareness and promotion around the early detection of communication disorders in children.
The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
Psychology Foundation of Canada
A not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to developing parenting materials and resources.
York University Learning Disabilities Program Webpage
Resources for subsidized comprehensive Psycho-educational Assessments:
- Regional Assesment and Resource Centre (RARC): http://www.queensu.ca/hcds/rarc/
- Northern Ontario Assessment and Resource Centre (NOARC): http://www.noarc-cerno.ca/