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Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC) provides national leadership in the shaping of public policy and federal legislation, working effectively to ensure that the voices of individuals with learning disabilities are heard by those in the federal government.


The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario is a registered charity providing leadership in learning disabilities advocacy, research, education and services and to advance the full participation of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities in today’s society.


Quebec Association of Learning Disabilities ensures equal opportunities for people with a learning disability to enable them to develop their full potential and contribute positively to society.  LDAQ supports people with a learning disability and their families, to defend their rights to the bodies, training of stakeholders and public awareness .   


Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD) is a developmental disability which all too often goes undiagnosed. Individuals with this potentially debilitating disorder generally suffer in silence.

 
Asperger’s Syndrome

Autism Asperger’s Digest magazine is the “go-to” resource for parents, providing information on Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome that beneficially impact those who live and work with the condition, personally and professionally.


Asperger’s Society of Ontario is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2000 by parents of children with Asperger’s Syndrome and concerned professionals.


Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS) center is a single resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder/ Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS), providing information, networking, referrals and printed materials for families, challenged individuals and professionals concerned that all individuals  have the ability to learn, grow and enjoy a good quality of life.

 
ADHD

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance is a Canadian non-profit, multidisciplinary alliance of healthcare professional working in the field of ADHD.


Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD, also publishing a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD.

ADHD Clinic is a University of Toronto teaching site offering consultations to family physicians, pediatricians, and psychiatrists; and Supportive Group Psychotherapy for parents of children, adolescents and young adults with ADHD/ADD.

 
Autism

Future Horizons was created to meet the needs of teachers, therapists, and family members who face the challenge of autism. Find books, videos, and conferences geared to bring you the most current information possible to assist in that challenge.


ABA Educational Resources is committed to be a leading edge website providing practical resource materials for families and professionals using educational strategies for children with autism.


Canadian American Research Consortium is a group of researchers from institutions and laboratories across Canada and the United States, working with other researchers globally. We are working together to learn more about the causes and development of High Functioning Autism (ASDs), in order to improve the lives of those affected by ASDs.


Geneva Centre for Autism strives to empower individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families to fully participate in their communities.


Autism Canada Foundation is a registered Canadian Charitable organization that is committed to improving the lives of Canadians affected by Autism and to raise awareness for the lack of representation in Canada for all effective treatments and therapies.


Autism Montreal consists mainly of parents of children with ASD or autism, autistic high-functioning or having Asperger's people, as well as professionals and students.


Quebec Federation of Autism (PAA) promotes the well-being of individuals, educate and inform the public about the disorder of autism spectrum (ASD) as well as on the situation of families, and contribute to the development of knowledge and their dissemination.


Autism Ontario is the leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community. Members are connected through a volunteer network of Chapters throughout the Province of Ontario.


The Autism Research Institute meets the needs of the global autism community through research, networking, education, and support for families and people of all ages on the autism spectrum.

Surrey Place offers a variety of groups and workshops for children, families and caregivers living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and visual impairments, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies.

Kerry's Place Autism Services serves more than 7,000 people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families each year, providing assistance to communities to increase services available to people with ASD and their families.

Kinark Child and Family Services provides evidence-based services that include individual, family and group counselling for children and youth living with mental health issues, including children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.

 
Bedwetting

Continence Connection provides information, products and services to help deal with incontinence issues.


National Association For Continence (NAFC) is a leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence and/or enuresis.


Bedwetting Children provides products, articles and information to help you and your child better manage bedwetting or incontinence issues.

 
Schools

Brighton is a private school which was founded in 2003 to serve students who learn best in small classes, or are one or more years behind academically, or have an LD (Learning Disability) diagnosis, or have difficulty with attention, anxiety, motivation, memory, language, reasoning, spatial or sequential ordering or graphomotor functions.


The Study Academy is an independent day school with small class sizes, a knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and creative teaching staff, providing capable students a challenging, enriched and supportive environment to achieve their academic and personal potential.

 
Organizations

Collage Pediatric Therapy is a team of speech-language pathologists, psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and behaviour specialists working together in a practice focused exclusively on children.


Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) represents and supports the providers of child and youth mental health treatment services throughout Ontario, consisting of more than 80 community-based children’s mental health centres that serve some 150,000 children and their families annually.


Council for Children with Behavioural Disorders is an international community of educators which is the voice and vision of special education for children and youth with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders. CCBD is a diverse, vibrant professional organization that works together and with others to ensure that these students are valued and included in all aspects of life.


Council for Exceptional Children is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

 
Online

Ability Online is a monitored & supportive  online community that welcomes kids, teens & young adults of all abilities, AND parents & siblings.


ConnectABILITY is a site built for people with a developmental disability and their support networks, organized by age group.


LD OnLine.org is a leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.

 
Camping

Ontario Camps Association supports 600 members with the primary goal of enabling children to learn new skills, make new friends and have fun in a safe, healthy and caring environment.


Allen's Guide - Summer Camps for Kids & Teens is a summer camps directory.