We call on the Government of Ontario to implement an evidenced-based literacy curriculum that is aligned with the science of reading and with the recommendations laid out by the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s (OHRC) Right to Read Inquiry.
LDAO welcomes the release of the Final Recommendations of the K -12 Standards Development Committee, chaired by Lynn Ziraldo. We commend Lynn and all the committee members who worked so hard to consult and develop these recommendations.
The Learning Disabilities Associations of Ontario will be marking Learning Disability (LD) Awareness month throughout the month of October. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness and reduce stigma to allow individuals with LDs to get the supports they need to reach their potential.
Here’s to a season filled with warmth, comfort and good cheer. Thanks for your support during this unusual year, Stay safe and Well and best wishes for a better year in 2022. Please note that our office is closed between Dec 24th and Jan 4th. Store shipments and workshops registrations will resume on the second week of January.
October 26, 2020: A new OHRC video provides a snapshot of the progress of Right to Read, the OHRC’s public inquiry into human rights issues affecting students with reading disabilities in Ontario’s public education system.
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!
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.