Comment on Toronto Star’s Article “ADHD can be your superpower”

Reading the title of this article, ADHD can be your super power immediately caused me a great deal of concern and I am sure angered many of the millions of Canadians impaired by ADHD. While this article is attempting to be uplifting, and the message that those with ADHD can find fulfilling careers is a…

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…

Ontario Excludes Some Students From Additional Special Education Funding

The Toronto Star was sent this letter by CADDAC in response to the Liberal party’s promise for increased funding for special education resources. Additional funding for special education is welcome and needed, but Ontario parents of students with ADHD are questioning how this additional funding will benefit their children. If change does not occur, this…

The Office of the Ombudsman of Ontario – ADHD and Ontario School Boards

On March the 15th CADDAC met with the Office of the Ombudsman of Ontario to discuss the office’s role. This meeting was a follow-up to our e-mail outlining issues that parents in Ontario were having accessing support for their children with ADHD in schools. While the Ombudsman’s Office wished to make sure that we clearly…