Contacts & Links
Learning Disability Associations of Ontario
Tel: (519) 352-2024
LDA Durham Region
Tel: (905) 426-1442
Tel: (905) 333-1977
Tel: (613) 546-8524
LDA Lambton County
Tel: (519) 344-4919
LDA London Region
Tel: (519) 438-6213
Tel: (905) 641-1021
LDA Peel Region
Tel: (905) 272-4100
Tel: (705) 522-0100
LDA Toronto District
Tel: (416) 229 -1680
LDA Wellington County
Tel: (519) 837-2050
LDA Windsor-Essex County
LDA York Region
Tel: (905) 884-7933
LDA North Bay & Area
Tel: (705) 476-5437 ext 3704
Physicians of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Advocacy
PONDA is a representative physician’s network across Ontario who work with children with special health care needs. These children have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioural, or emotional condition and also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.
CELA- The Centre for Equitable Library Access
This website provides immediate access to books, newspapers and magazines in formats that people with print disabilities can read, such as audio, digital text and braille.
If you or your child have a diagnosed learning disability they will be able to access the 400,000+ books available online through this wonderful program.
Toll free number: 1-855-655-2273
Empower™ Reading-The reading program used at Demonstration Schools
Taking a scientific approach to reading
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is deeply committed to improving the health of all children through the integration of care, education, and research. SickKids seeks to promote the health and well-being of children and families, and actively addresses important health promotion issues such as illiteracy.
While Empower™ Reading was developed for struggling readers in the LDRP’s own laboratory classrooms, it is adaptable to the needs of all children struggling to learn to read. For more information about Empower™ Reading
Contact Ontario Provincial Schools
Contact the Provincial Schools Branch by email, telephone, TTY or mail.
If you would like to contact a school directly, please click on the appropriate link below:
Ministry of Education - Ontario
Ministry of Education – Special Education
Find out more about special education in Ontario's publicly funded schools.
Includes a brief summary of memos sent to District School Boards, sorted by date of issue. In most cases, the actual memo can be retrieved in .pdf format. You can also access "B" and "SB" Memos and Financial Reporting.
Learn more about ministry funding for publicly funded education.
Ministers Advisory Council on Special Education
The Minister's Advisory Council on Special Education advises the Minister of Education on any matter related to the establishment and provision of special education programs and services for students with special education needs, including the identification and provision of early intervention.
Annette Sang, Decoding Dyslexia Ontario