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)
Minister appoints LDAO CEO to Advisory Council
LDAO is delighted to announce that Lawrence Barns, our President and CEO, has been appointed by Minister Lecce to serve on the Minister's Advisory Council on Special Education.
LDAO Chair wins Presidents Award from the Council for Exceptional Children
LDAO wishes to congratulate our Chair, Dr. Steven Reid for this recognition of a career supporting students in Special Education and beyond. LDAO is delighted his leadership, skills and heart have been recognized in this fashion.
LD Awareness Month October 2022 Press Kit
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.
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
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.
Final Recommendations released for K – 12 Education Standards
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.
Events & Workshops
Transition to Post-Secondary – ONLINEMarch 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sixth Workshop: School Success Strategies – OTMP Skills Training – OnlineApril 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm