JUMP Math has added a new free Teacher Support Site in an effort to help JUMP teachers and tutors connect with each other and share resources. Most of the resources will be linked to JUMP Math materials, but any educator can register on the site to learn about what’s happening in education news and find useful resources.
ADDitude's Free ADHD Experts Podcast and Live Webinars address topics that help people with ADHD better manage their symptoms, family, and life. They are hosted by top experts in the field, all of whom are contributors to ADDitude magazine and ADDitudeMag.com.
Many students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD have difficulties in Executive Functions such as planning, time management and keeping track of multiple assignments.
A recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the legal rights of students with learning disabilities to receive an education that gives them an opportunity to develop their full potential.
The learning disabilities community loses a courageous, dedicated advocate. LDAO was very sad to learn that our longtime colleague and friend, Heather Holden, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 after a long courageous battle with cancer.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has a new resource, the LD Navigator, that provides online, comprehensive and up-to-date information and resources that enable pediatric professionals and parents to navigate a child’s learning disability together.
Shire Canada Inc. is launching a new, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Scholarship Program tailored for Canadians 18 and over diagnosed with ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education. The Program will award recipients with a unique scholarship that combines financial support for tuition ($1,500) as well as one year’s worth of ADHD coaching services provided by the Edge Foundation (approximate value: $4,400).
New Online Courses at Cambrian College: Applied LD Specialist & Teaching Math Strategies
Voilà Learning is a not-for-profit organization mandated to provide programming and support for students studying in French Immersion, Grades 1-8. Partnered with school boards across the country and uniting dozens of French teachers, the team at Voilà Learning is excited to provide free online French homework help.
On November 9, 2012, in a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of the appeal of the Moore family.