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.

The initial appointment is until October 2024.

The Minister’s Advisory Council on Special Education (MACSE) provides advice to the Minister of Education about:

  • the development and delivery of programs and services for students with special education needs
  • identifying and providing early intervention programs

More information on the Council is available here :

On behalf of LDAO and our community, we are proud of Lawrence receiving this appointment and are delighted that his experience in the field will bring a strong voice for those living with Learning Disabilities to the Council.