Advice to Parents

There are a number of non profit advocacy organizations that provide advice and guidance to parents on various issues related to the special needs of their children. The Ministry as listed a number of them below.

Disclaimer: The Ministry does not endorse any services and or products being offered by the organizations listed below. The list is merely intended to make parents aware of their existence.
  • Association for Bright Children
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO)
  • Canadian Association of Community Living
  • VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children
  • Integration Action for Inclusion in Education and Community
  • Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders (OAFCCD)
  • Parents for Children's Mental Health
  • The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
  • Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario
  • Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
  • Silent Voice Canada
  • Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf
  • Ontario Cultural Society of the Deaf
  • Ontario Association for the Deafhttp://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/speced.html