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What organizations are available to assist parents?

Many parent organizations are available to provide information and support to parents of exceptional children.

Autism Society of Ontario (Toronto)    416-246-9592

Lakehead Regional Family Centre (Thunder Bay)    807-343-5000

What are the Ministry’s provincial and demonstration schools?

The Ministry operates provincial and demonstration schools throughout Ontario for deaf, blind, deaf-blind, and severely learning-disabled students, as well as those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  Residential programs are offered at the schools Monday to Friday, for students who live too far from school to travel daily.

Demonstration schools for English-speaking students with ADHD and severe learning disabilities:

Sagonaska School                                    Trillium School
350 Dundas Street West                            347 Ontario Street South
Belleville ON  K8P 1B2                               Milton ON  L9T 3X9
Telephone:  (613) 967-2830                         Telephone:  (905) 878-8428

Amethyst School
1090 Highbury Avenue
London ON  N5Y 4V9
Telephone:  (519) 453-4408

Schools for the deaf:

Ernest C. Drury School                               Robarts School
255 Ontario Street South                            1090 Highbury Avenue
Milton ON  L9T 2M5                                   P.O. Box 7360, Station E
Telephone:  (905) 878-2851                         London ON  N5Y 4V9
TTY:  (905) 878-7195                                  Telephone and TTY:  (519) 453-4400

Sir James Whitney School
350 Dundas Street West
Belleville ON  K8P 1B2
Telephone and TTY:  (613) 967-2823

School for the blind and deaf-blind

W. Ross Macdonald School
350 Brant Avenue
Brantford On  N3T 3J9
Telephone:  (519) 759-0730

Francophone school for the deaf and for those with learning disabilities:

Centre Jules-Leger
281 rue Lanark
Ottawa ON  K1Z 6R8
Telephone:  (613) 761-9300
TTY:  (613) 761-9302 and 761-9304

Where can parents obtain additional information?

Additional information can be obtained from the school principal. 

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board

Dryden Office
79 Casimir Avenue
Dryden, Ontario    P8N 2Z6
Telephone:  807-223-5311
Fax:   807-223-4703

Kenora Office
100 First Ave. W.
Kenora, ON    P9N 3Z7
Telephone:  807-468-5571
Fax:  807-468-3857