Arrowsmith Program – www.arrowsmithschool.org
Founded on the science of neuroplasticity, Arrowsmith Program provides students with the skills necessary to overcome their learning disabilities and transform their academic, cognitive, emotional and social lives.
Dr. Adam Cox – www.dradamcox.com
Adam J. Cox, Ph.D., ABPP is a licensed and board certified clinical psychologist. Dr. Cox’s work with schools and community groups has put him at the forefront of a revolution in redefining how we understand childhood syndromes such as ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism-spectrum disorders.
CJ Skateboard Park and School – www.cjskateboardpark.com
A not for profit company, C.J. Skateboard Park and School is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of Skateboarders and progressing the sport further than ever. They have lessons for beginner to advanced riders, holiday, PA day, and summer camps. Everything is under one roof in a family oriented environment so riders of all levels can grow and progress.
Chris Dendy – www.chrisdendy.com
During the past forty years, Chris has been an author and speaker, classroom teacher, school psychologist, mental health counselor, local and state level mental health administrator, lobbyist and executive director of a statewide mental health advocacy organization, and national mental health consultant on children’s issues. Her website features important information on teenagers who are struggling with ADD or ADHD.
Learning Disabilities Association of York Region – www.ldayr.org
The Learning Disabilities Association of York Region (LDAYR) promotes increased awareness of an respect for persons with learning disabilities and ADHD among the community at large, professional groups and relevant educational, social, recreational, medical, legal and employment sectors. By providing support, guidance, education, resource materials and opportunities for sharing of information and concern, the LDAYR assists persons with Learning Disabilities and their families to meet their evolving needs throughout their lifetime. The Association plays a leadership role in actively advocating for greater research in the field of Learning Disabilities and for legislative initiatives that will benefit the learning disabled.
Ned Hallowell site – www.drhallowell.com
Edward Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist, bestselling author, world-renowned speaker, and leading authority in the field of ADHD. His site is a resource full of information and tools about many areas of mental health and well-being, including ADHD, and time/life management.
Totally ADD – www.totallyadd.com
A website and community forum for people with ADHD, their friends and family. The site contains blogs, forums and webinars. The site is a great resource for people looking for info and to connect with others.
Maclean’s OnCampus Scholarship Finder – tools.macleans.ca/scholarships/2008/default.aspx
A free searchable database of thousands of Canadian scholarships, bursaries and awards.
Canada Student Grants
Financial Assistance for Students with Permanent Disabilities
- What Are Grants, Bursaries and Scholarships?
- Financial Assistance for Students with Permanent Disabilities
- Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada – https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=934&oth=0001442012
Scholarships and internships for Canadian students
Disability Awards – http://www.disabilityawards.ca/search.php?lang=EN
Online portal for awards and scholarships for students with disabilities studying at Canada’s colleges and universities
NEADS National Student Awards Program – http://www.neads.ca/en/about/projects/ete2/scholarship/index.php?m=PF&id
The NEADS National Student Awards Program is offered to encourage full access to postsecondary education for persons with disabilities.
Free Online Tools
Drop Box – www.dropbox.com
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your files, documents, photos, and videos anywhere and share them easily. With this file synchronization/backup service you will never have to email yourself a file again.
Google Docs – www.google.com/docs
Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere. Manage documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys, and more
Google Calendar – www.google.com/calendar
Google Calendar is a free Internet calendar that lets you keep track of your own events and share your calendars with others. It’s the ideal tool for managing personal and professional schedules. It is both simple to use and very powerful.
To Doist – www.todoist.com
Todoist is an online to-do list and task manager.
AERO is a web-based digital repository operated by the Ministry of Education in partnership with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
The mandate of AERO is to provide alternate format text to students with perceptual disabilities who attend publicly funded educational institutions in Ontario. AERO enables students with perceptual disabilities, such as learning disabilities, to access educational materials in a format they require and in a timely manner.
EverNote – www.evernote.com
Evernote is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving. Users with internet access and an Evernote account can have their notes automatically synchronized with a master copy held on the Evernote server. This approach lets a user access and edit their data across multiple machines and operating system platforms, but still view, input and edit data when an internet connection is not available.
Cast Strategy Tutor – www.cast.org
A free online tool to support students and teachers doing reading and research on the Internet, ages 10 and up. Strategy Tutor helps students read, research, collect and understand information better and more efficiently.
HabitForge – www.habitforge.com
HabitForge is a simple tool for ingraining new habits into your daily routine via email check-ins.
Simply Noise– http://simplynoise.com/
Simply Noise is a free color noise generator.