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Learning Disabilities/ADHD

Library Technology for Children with LD
The second floor at the Central Library has a variety of Assistive technology for free use in-library such as Inspiration, Kurzweil 3000, WordQ and Dragon Naturally Speaking. See the full list of Central's technology and descriptions of its uses.
At the Library

Books and more about:

In My Community

Learning Disabilities Association of London Region
The London location of the LDALR offers a lending library and workshops for parents and children.

Thames Valley Children's Centre
Thames Valley Children's Centre is a regional rehabilitation centre for children and young adults with physical disabilities, communication disorders, developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders, living primarily in Southwestern Ontario.

Thames Valley District School Board
An overview of the special education services and procedures for assessment and review in the public school board.

Recommended Websites

Ability OnLine Support Network
A monitored online community including forums, resources and fun stuff.

The International Dyslexia Association: Ontario Branch
A website providing information, support and resources for individuals with dyslexia and those who support them.

Ontario Ministry of Education - Special Education
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of students with learning disabilities and schools. Information about I.P.R.C. (Independant Placement and Review Committee) and I.E.P's (Individual Education Plans).

Great Schools: Special Education
An incredibly comprehensive site for learning about different learning challenges, related topics such as self-esteem and transition planning and message boards where you can communicate with other parents and caregivers. Highly recommended.

SNOW - Special Needs Ontario Window
Provided by the Adaptive Technology Centre at the University of Toronto, you'll find information about different adaptive technology options. In addition, SNOW offers online courses for a minimal fee.