Supplementary Resources

See All Tags

New Upcoming Webinar: Leading and Staying on Track – Leveraging Data to Monitor and Implement Informed Programs That Make an Impact

Join us as we dive deeper into instruction that supports reading fluency and comprehension after primary (Grades 4-12+), using evidence-based practices and strategies rooted in the Science of Reading.

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Assessment & Evaluations, Educator Supports|Tags: , |Comments Off on New Upcoming Webinar: Leading and Staying on Track – Leveraging Data to Monitor and Implement Informed Programs That Make an Impact

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

The LD@school team has developed a toolkit for educators to use during Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (#LDmonth) to help spread awareness in your school and classroom. You may choose to use one or all of the resources, share with your colleagues, students, parents or your community.

By |October 1st, 2021|Categories: Educator Supports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Image of the book: Including Students with Special Education Needs in French as a Second Language Programs: A Guide for Ontario Schools

Including Students with Special Education Needs in French as a Second Language Programs: A Guide for Ontario Schools

“Inclusive education is based on the principles of acceptance and inclusion of all students. Students see themselves reflected in their curriculum, their physical surroundings, and the broader environment, in which diversity is honoured and all individuals are respected.” (Realizing the Promise of Diversity: Ontario’s Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy, 2009, p. 4.)

By |May 11th, 2017|Categories: Educator Supports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Including Students with Special Education Needs in French as a Second Language Programs: A Guide for Ontario Schools
  • Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively

Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively: An Educator’s Practice Guide

Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively, developed by the National Centre for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Institute of Educational Sciences, is a practical guide for educators working with students between grades 6 and 12. The guide was compiled by an expert panel, with the goal of offering educators specific, evidence-based recommendations to [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Categories: Educator Supports, Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively: An Educator’s Practice Guide

Elementary to Secondary: Transition Planning for Students with LDs

The transition from elementary to secondary school is generally considered to be one of the most challenging for adolescents, both with and without LDs. This practice-informed summary focuses on the key considerations and steps to support a successful transition from elementary school to secondary school for students with LDs.

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Elementary to Secondary: Transition Planning for Students with LDs
  • Image of the LDAO Logo.

LDAO Chapters: Local Services for Students with LDs

By Diane Wagner, BA, Grad. Dip. Child Study, LD@school LD Expert The Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) is represented in local Ontario communities by 15 LDA chapters. Chapters vary from small volunteer-run groups to chapters with several staff and more than one location. Each chapter has its own board of directors and supports representatives [...]

By |October 30th, 2015|Categories: Educator Supports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on LDAO Chapters: Local Services for Students with LDs
  • Image of smiling african female college student going to lecture hall

Post-Secondary Transition Planning for Students with LDs

by Cindy Perras, M.Ed., OCT. Educational Consultant, LDAO Components of Post-Secondary Transition Planning for Students with LDs As students move through their secondary school years and the focus sharpens on what their options may be after secondary school, it is important to note that there are numerous paths to consider and that the pathways may not [...]

By |July 9th, 2015|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Post-Secondary Transition Planning for Students with LDs
  • image of App Criteria

A Guide to Choosing Educational Apps

Educational technology and mobile learning is advancing at a lightening-fast pace and this is reflected in Ontario classrooms; however, research to support these new technologies is not keeping pace or has not yet taken place. How can we, as teachers, hope to keep up with technology while ensuring that we use tools that are proven [...]

By |June 8th, 2015|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on A Guide to Choosing Educational Apps
  • student ready for a transition

Introduction to Transition Planning for Students with LDs

Effective transition planning is important. Individualized transition plans that reflect a student’s strengths and needs provide the foundation for successful transitional experiences that support the building of student resiliency.

By |March 25th, 2015|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Introduction to Transition Planning for Students with LDs
  • Image of a student stressed

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

Prepared by Cindy Perras, M.Ed., OCT Educational Consultant, LDAO In general, the literature that discusses both mental health and learning disabilities (LDs) finds that those with LDs are at increased risk for mental health problems. According to Children’s Mental Health Ontario, 1 in 5 of children and youth under the age of 19 in Ontario has [...]

By |February 18th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health & Well-Being|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Learning Disabilities and Mental Health
X