The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has announced locations and participation details for its Right to Read public hearings in Brampton, London, Thunder Bay and Ottawa, where students, parents and other stakeholders can share their stories and lived experiences related to reading disabilities.
LDAO study results measuring awareness, perceptions and attitudes among Ontario residents towards learning disabilities
In the summer of 2019, the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario partnered with the Community Research Co-Operative in order to measure awareness, perceptions and attitudes among Ontario residents towards learning disabilities.
Today for Learning Disabilities Month LDAO is sharing a link to the important inquiry now underway by the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC). LDAO encourages everyone to support this inquiry by connecting and telling YOUR story. Just because your school board isn't on the list they are examining in detail doesn't mean your voice cannot be heard!
Imagine the difference it could make if we focused on the strengths of people with learning disabilities instead of their weaknesses? Help stop the stigma and realize the ABILITIES!
Parents of children with learning disabilities (LDs) know that math can present some of the greatest hurdles in their academic careers, yet building math skills is necessary for succeeding in everyday life. We use math for cooking, shopping, playing games, sports and so much more.
For parents, students and families dealing with LDs. LD@home knows that living with LDs can have it’s challenges, but here you’ll find support from experts and our team, as well as inspirational stories to help guide you on your journey.
LD@school/TA@l’école: English and French resources for educators who work with students with learning disabilities.
LDAO enthusiastically welcomes the announcement by the Special Education Policy & Programs Branch of the revised Policy/Program Memorandum 8: Identification of and Program Planning for Students with LD.
Listen to a great CBC interview with a mother and daughter from our Sudbury chapter, about their experience living with learning disabilities
LDs are a life-long condition that affects people differently depending on the situation.