Here are websites that are helpful when it comes to special education and special needs in Ontario. Please check your province’s website for further information. These information only applies to Ontario

The Ministry of Education (Ontario): http://www.edu.gov.on.ca

The Ontario Ministry of Education – Special Education Section: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/speced.html

eduGAINS: http://www.edugains.ca

The Ontario Special Education (English Tribunal) (OSET): http://www.oset-tedo.ca/eng/index.html

Speech and Language Disorders Resources

Canadian Association of SLP and Audiologists: http://www.caslpa.ca

OACRS links to the children’s treatment centres in Ontario: http://oacrs.com

Ontario Association of SLP and Audiologists: http://www.osla.on.ca

AAC Intervention: http://www.aacintervention.com

Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders (OAFCCD): http://www.oafccd.com

Blind or Partially Sighted Resources

Canadian National Institute for the Blind: http://www.cnib.ca

National Coalition for Vision Health: http://www.visionhealth.ca

Deaf or Hard of Hearing Resources

Canadian Association of the Deaf: http://www.ad.ca

Canadian Hearing Society: http://www.chs.ca

Hearing Foundation of Canada: http://www.thfc.ca

Ontario Association for the Deaf: http://www.deafontario.ca

VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children: http://www.voicefordeafkids.com

Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf: http://www2.bobrumball.org

Silent Voice Canada: http://silentvoice.ca

Neurological Disabilities Resources

CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability: http://www.canchild.ca/en

Cerebral Palsy Canada: http://www.cerebralpalsycanada.com

Muscular Dystrophy Canada: http://www.muscle.ca

Ontario Brain Injury Association: http://obia.on.ca

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada: http://www.sbhac.ca

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario: http://www.sbhao.on.ca/

Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada: http://www.tourette.ca

Autism Resources

Autism Society of Canada: http://www.autismsocietycanada.ca

Autism Ontario: http://www.autismontario.com

Autism Speaks: http://www.autismspeaks.ca

Canadian Autism Intervention Research Network: http://cairn-site.com/en/index.html

Geneva Centre for Autism: http://www.autism.net

Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication related handicapped Children: http://www.teacch.com

QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism: http://www.quickstartautism.ca

Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA): http://www.asdalliance.org/

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Resources

Canadian Association for Community Living: http://www.cacl.ca

Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (FAE/S): http://www.ccsa/ccsa/en/topics/populations/fasd.htm

Canadian Down Syndrome Society: http://www.cdss.ca

Council for Exceptional Children: http://www.cec.sped.org

Ontario Association for Community Living: http://www.communitylivingontario.ca

Connect Ability: http://connectability.ca

Gifted Resources

Association for Bright Children: http://www.abcontario.ca

Teaching Gifted Children: http://www.canteach.ca/links/linkgifted.html

** Government of BC Resource Guide: http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/specialed/gifted

AD/HD Resources

Canadian Attention Deficit Disorder Research Alliance: http://www.caddra.ca

Canadian Children’s Rights Council: http://www.canadiancrc.com/bullying.aspx

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder: http://www.chaad.org

Children’s Mental Health Ontario: http://www.kidsmentalhealth.ca

Focus Adolescent Services: http://www.focusas.com

Learning Disabilities Resources

Learning Disabilities Association of Canada: http://www.ldac-taac.ca

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario: http://www.ldao.ca

Mental Health Resources

Ontario 211: https://211ontario.ca

The Crossroads Children’s Centre: http://www.crossroadschildren.ca/

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa: http://ysb.ca/

Youth Net: http://www.youthnet.on.ca/

Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health: http://www.onthepoint.ca/

eMental Health: http://www.ementalhealth.ca/

Children`s Mental Health Ontario: http://cmho.org/

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