Here are the public policy responses and letters we’ve submitted recently. This section will be updated as new material is created. All files will open as PDFs, but Word versions are available on request to resource@LDAO.ca

2018

LDAO Comments on Access to Assessment for Students with Learning Disabilities, May 2018

LDAO Response to Review of the Employment Standard, May 2018

LDAO Comments on Draft ‘Special Education in Ontario’, April 2018

2017

LDAO letter re Access Talent, July 2017

LDAO Response to Consultation on an Accessibility Standard for Education, July 2017

LDAO Response to Education Guidelines Consultation, June 2017

LDAO Response to Federal Accessibiity Consultation, February 2017

LDAO Response to Well-being Consultation, January 2017

2016

LDAO Response to Demonstration Schools Consultation Report , August 2016

2015

LDAO Definition & DSM 5 Discussion Paper, July 2015

LDAO Response to the Special Needs Strategy, May 2015

2014

LDAO Position Paper on Interpretation of the LDAO Definition in Postsecondary Settings, September 2014

2013

LDAO Feedback to Spec Ed AQs 2013, June 2013

2012

LDAO Response to Minds that Matter, November 2012

Accommodating Students with LDs in Postsecondary Studies, June 2012

LDAO Response to the Report of the Drummond Commission March 2012

LDAO Response to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario March 2012

2011

LDAO Response to the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario Sept 2011

LDAO Policy Statement on Apprenticeship July 2011

MTCU Apprenticeship letter July 2011

School Health Support Services Letter Jun 2011

LDAO Response to OHRC Mental Health Consultation Apr 2011

Ontario College of Teachers AQ letter Mar 2011

Financial Literacy letter March 2011

LDAO Response to Proposed Integrated Accessibility Regulation Mar 2011

2010

LDAO Response to the OCT Consultation on Spec Ed AQs Dec 2010

LDAO Presentation to Deputy Minister’s Accessibility Roundtable Nov 2010

LDAO Response to Proposed Integrated Accessibility Regulation, Oct 2010

LDAO Comments on Special Education Funding Oct 2010

LDAO Response to Learning for All K – 12 Apr 2010

2009

LDAO Response to IEP & IPRC Consultation with PAAC on SEAC, Nov 2009

LDAO Response to EDU Consultations on Mental Health & Addictions, Oct 2009

LDAO Response to AODA Public Review, Oct 2009

Letter to Minister Wynne, Sept 2009

Submission on Provincial Interest Regulation Consulation Paper, Aug 2009

LDAO Response to Every Door is the Right Door, Aug 2009

LDAO Response to Employment Accessibility Standard, May 2009

LDAO Response to Consultation on Mental Health, Apr 2009

LDAO Response to Draft Information & Communications Standard, Feb 2009

Educational Inclusion Letter to Minister Wynne, Feb 2009

Letter to Finance Minister Duncan, Jan 2009

LDAO Response to the 2008 Auditor General Report on Special Education

LDAO Response to the 2008 Auditor General Report on Sections 3.02 – 3.08

2008

LDAO Response to Consultation on Education for All, Jun 2008

LDAO Response to HRTO Proposed Rules, Mar 2008

Submission to Roots of Youth Violence Consultation, Mar 2008

LDAO Feedback on LD AQ Guidelines, Feb 2008

2007

Letter to Human Rights Legal Clinic, July 2007

Letter to Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Chair, July 2007

Letter to Minister Kathleen Wynne – School Safety, July 2007

Letter to Minister Kathleen Wynne, January 2007

2006

Response to Bill 107: Human Rights Code Amendment Act, November 2006

Comments on the Report of the Safe Schools Action Team, September 2006

Comments on Special Education Transformation, August 2006

Submission to Safe Schools Action Team, February 2006

Letter to Attorney General Bryant, April 2006

Letter on Bullying Prevention, April 2006

2005

LDAO Response to the Ministry Report on Strengthening Adult Education Aug 2005

LDAO Response to the Review of Employment Assistance Programs in OW and ODSP Aug 2005

Response to Ontario College of Teachers Consultation: Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow Apr 2005