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…

Comment on Vancouver Sun article – Prescribing of ADHD stimulants has soared in B.C., agency warns

After receiving numerous e-mails from people unset about this article asking CADDAC to respond, CADDAC submitted this letter to the editor of the Vancouver Sun. Unfortunately the restricted number of words did not allow me to cover all the issues I had with this article, but the hope is that others will also contact the…

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…