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OUR COVID-19 RESPONSE

To our clients and the members of the community:

In light of the global response to COVID-19 and in observance of government and public health related guidance, LDAO would like to confirm our commitment to continued service delivery while balancing the health, safety and well-being of all our clients, participants, volunteers and employees.

Please be advised that our online workshops remains active. We will continue to provide our online services through remote access channels (email and online methods).

There may be a delay on shipping with physical products that are bought through our online store due to COVID-19.

Thank you for your continued support and patience while we work through this.

Please keep yourself healthy and safe. We wish you well.

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO)

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LDAO, its staff, board and Chapters across Ontario are saddened by the passing of Karen Quinn.

Her service to this community was unwavering over her long and distinguished career. Our condolences and thoughts are with her husband Bob, her family and friends. She truly left a legacy at LDAO and we will continue our mission to honour her. Thank you Karen!!! Lawrence Barns President and CEO

Petition: Support Every Child’s Right to Read

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Happy Holidays from LDAO

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.

Ontario Human Rights Commission releases new video with update on the Right to Read inquiry

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.

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