Raising Awareness

PowerPointMainSlideNot a lot of people get to know what wonderful learning and fun goes on at Provincial Demonstration Schools.  The success of these schools comes from the dedication of specially trained teachers and student support staff who help these children reach their full potential.  We've gathered some articles you might find interesting to read if you want to learn more about these valuable resouces that help children with severe learning disabilities.

We need to keep the Minister of Education accountable for her promise to conintue to keep Provincial Demonstration Schools open and will be following her three year pilot project to bring the success of these schools into classrooms throughout Ontario. 

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  • First Steps

    Who do I contact if I feel my child will benefit from a Provincial Demonstration School? One of the first things you will want to do is set up a meeting with your child’s school team. Your child’s team should…

  • Qualifying to Attend

    Does my child qualify to attend a Provincial Demonstration school? As a parent of a child with a severe and complex learning disability you may have experienced the fear that your child will not be able to attend college or…

  • Getting ready for school

    Having your child living away from home during the work week is an adjustment for both parents and children.  The Provincial Demonstration Schools have exciting and inclusive residence programs that make children feel comfortable in their new home away from…

  • Student Support Councellors

    Comments from current staff at Demonstration schools: "At Sagonaska staff are friendly and welcoming. We have very structured residence routines, but also incorporate into our residence program. We go on outings, riding bikes on campus, fishing, movies, sports teams, hikes…

  • Residence Life

    Here's what students can get involved with throughout the year and some of the daily routines students might experience when they get to a Provincial Demonstration School.  Oppourtunities vary from school to school but Student Support Councellors will always have…

  • New Beginnings

    How To Prepare For A Provincial Demonstration School Experience By: Sarah Pike - Student Ambassador for the Provincial Demonstration Schools New beginnings. New adventures to discover. It’s always exciting and thrilling at the thought, but can be so daunting to…