CADDAC’s Annual Conference Summary

We’re just back from our 10th annual conference which was held in Halifax this year.  As in past years the conference received an abundance of positive feedback with attendees commenting on the superb quality of speakers, organization and opportunities to interact with ADHD experts. They also told us how remarkable it was to be in…

ADHD in Ontario Schools – Ontario Human Rights Commission Up-date

In February of 2017 I called the Ontario Human Right Commission asking for an up-date on ADHD in the Ontario school system and spoke with Ms. Cherie Robertson, Senior Policy Analyst Policy, Education, Monitoring & Outreach Ontario Human Rights Commission. This was followed up with an e-mail requesting that the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)…

The Ontario Public School Board Association (OPSBA) Votes to Recognize Students with ADHD

On June 1st at their AGM, the Ontario Public School Board Association voted on a resolution that was put forward by The Waterloo Region District School Board, through the efforts of Trustee Natalie Waddell. There were 29 boards present that could vote (by way of a single voting delegate) with a total value of 110…

ADHD in Ontario Schools Discussed on TVO’s The Agenda

CADDAC’s Executive Director Heidi Bernhardt, Natalie Wadell a Waterloo School Trustee and Dr. Ainslie Gray were featured on TVO’s The Agenda discussing the lack of recognition of ADHD in Ontario schools as an Ontario election issue this past week. View this episode Directly after our interview representatives from the four parties discussed special education in…