Fifteen nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey. The site provides access to live chats and webinars with experts (including teachers, reading specialists, doctors, child psychologists, neurologists, etc.) on topics ranging from homework tips to ideas for supporting teachers on how to improve student behaviour and self-esteem.
Ministry-developed resources that support the policies and programs related to improved learning and teaching in Ontario's publicly funded schools. On the Special Education site, classroom educators, school and system leaders, and professional learning facilitators will find information about ministry-developed resources and policy direction, as well as school board-developed resources to support professional learning. Some items to highlight on the site include IEP samples and resources to support the implementation of PPM 8: Identification of and Program Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities.
The Special Education Gateway is your passage to effective strategies and resources for teaching students with special needs in Ontario’s elementary and secondary schools. The site was developed by the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF), with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education.