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)
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.
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.
Parents input required
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!
Video: Building Math Skills at Home
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.
LD@home: NEW Website with FREE Resources
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.
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