MINISTRY OF EDUCATION WEBSITE
On March 26, 2010, the Ministry of Education posted a reorganization and enhancement of the special education component of its website. The improvements have been designed to provide easy access for parents, teachers, administrators and students. Go to
www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/speced.html or contact our Special Education Department at 625-1555. Hardcopies of information are available.
Please click here to view letter from Joan Powell, Superintendent of Education.
LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO
The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) is pleased to announce: IEP 101 Online Workshop for Parents and Students, a workshop created to help parents and students to understand their role in the IEP process. There is no charge for the workshop and participants may log in as a guest without needing a user name or password:
Information on learning disabilities, learning disorders, attention deficit disorder, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, speech disorder, reading difficulties, special education, parenting, teaching, psychologists, pediatricians, in association with Learning Disabilities Association of America, Orton Dyslexia Society, Council for Exceptional Children, Parents' Educational Resource Center
Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorder (O.A.F.C.C.D)
A group of parents and professionals who were concerned about the lack of a provincial voice for children with speech and language disorders.
Parents Helping Parents
A family resource center that meets children's special needs through parents helping parents. It includes a huge directory of resources, and links to numerous other sites that relate to special education and students with disabilities.
The Division for Early Childhood
The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is a nonprofit organization advocating for individuals who work with or on behalf of children with special needs, birth through age eight, and their families.
Special Needs Opportunity Window
Awesome Library: Special Education