Canada Wide Resources

Learn as much as you can about learning disabilities and ADHD.
Below are Canadian links to resources Learning Disabilities Association Canada believes will help you on your journey.
Contact your Department/Ministry of Education/Learning in your province/territory to obtain the most up-to-date criteria and policies on special education.

Council of Ministers of Education, Canada  Click on the province or territory for contact information and links.


Learning Disabilities Association of

Links to Learning Disabilities Association across the country – 10 provincial and two territorial LDAs and 55 community chapters. Articles for parents, students, adults and professionals that work with them.


Books in Print

The Misunderstood Child: Understading and Coping with Your Child’s Learning Disabilities
Dr. Larry B. Silver


How To Reach and Teach Children & Teens with Dyslexia: A parent & teachers guide to helping students academically, socially and emotionally
Cynthia M. Stowe, M. ED.


Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and techniques every teacher can use
Susan Winebrenner


1-2-3 Magic
Dr. Thomas Phelan


Attention Deficit Disorder: the Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults
Dr. Thomas Brown


Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood to Adulthood
Dr. Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey


Taking Charge of ADHD, The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents
Dr. Russell A. Barkley


Making the System Work for your Child with ADHD
Peter S. Jensen


Answers to Distraction
Dr. Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey


It’s So Much Work to be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success
Richard Lavoie


Understanding Girls with AD/HD – Understanding Women with AD/HD
Kathleen Nadeau & Patricia Quinn


The Explosive Child: a New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, “Chronically Inflexible” Children
Ross Greene


Attention Deficit Information



A site created by Dr. Annick Vincent, psychiatrist in Montreal. Excellent resources on ADHD for parents and professionals.



Answers to questions about ADD (ADHD)


Attention Deficit Disorder Association


ADHD Coach 4 You

A website with information on coaching for adults with ADHD



The Centre for ADHD/ADD Advocacy, Canada (CADDAC) is a national not-for-profit organization providing leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals with ADHD across Canada.



Children and Adults with A.D.D. (CH.A.D.D.) Canada is a non-profit, parent-run organization that aims to help support, educate and ultimately better the lives of individuals with ADHD and those who care for them. CH.A.D.D. has chapters in communities across the country. The organization also sponsors workshops, presentations and conferences on the latest breakthroughs and techniques involved in dealing with ADHD.


Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA)

Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines for physicians, etc.



Le Regroupement des associations de parents PANDA du Quebéc est la référence en matiére d’aide aux associations PANDA et aux parents ayant un enfant atteint du trouble déficitaire de (‘attention avec ou sans hyperactivité (TDAH), les intervenants scolaires et du milieu de la santé.