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…

Letter to Premier Wynn and Ontario Ministers of Health and Education

March 29, 2018 Dear Premier Wynne, We at CADDAC were very interested when we heard your announcements regarding additional funding for special education and mental health. Childhood ADHD While this additional funding is welcome and certainly needed, the Ontario parents of students with ADHD are questioning how this additional funding will benefit their children. The…