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Association for Bright Children of Ontario (ABC)ABC is dedicated to providing information, advocacy and support to parents of bright and gifted children and adolescents
Autism Ontario - York RegionTo advocate on behalf of York Region's population with autism.
Children's Treatment Network of Simcoe York (CTN)Through the collective efforts of community partners, we respond to the evolving needs of children and youth with multiple special needs in Simcoe and York.
Community Living - GeorginaCommunity Living Georgina is a non-profit organization that offers support and services to approximately 150 individuals with a developmental disability who live in the Town of Georgina.
Community Living - York SouthCommunity Living York South is a not-for-profit organization that provides services to youth, adults and seniors who have an intellectual disability and who live in Southern York Region.
Community Living Central YorkCommunity Living Central York is a non-profit, charitable organization which provides support to people who have an intellectual disability.
Early Intervention Services of York Region York Region’s Early Intervention Services (EIS) delivers programs that support children with special needs and their families.
Easter Seals of OntarioEaster Seals Ontario provides programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities across Ontario to help them achieve greater independence, accessibility and integration.
Learning Disabilities Association of York Region At LDAYR our vision is to assist individuals with Learning Disabilities achieve their full potential.
SEAC HandbookSpecial Education Advisory Committee Handbook
The Down Syndrome Association of York Region We are a group of parents, individuals with Down Syndrome, educators and community support professionals who firmly believe in the inherent equality of person with Down Syndrome.
VIEWS For The Visually ImpairedVIEWS For The Visually Impaired is a non-profit provincial support and advocacy organization, working with other stakeholders, advocating for and providing opportunities to assist Children, Youth & Young Adults who have low vision or are blind in reaching their full potential. VIEWS helps families receive the information, resources and support that they require.
Voice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing ChildrenTo ensure that all children with hearing loss have their rights upheld with access to services for developing their abilities to learn to hear, listen and speak.
York Support Services NetworkYork Support Services Network is a community-based agency that offers a range of case management and community crisis services, to support individuals with a developmental disability and/or a serious mental illness.

Caring and Safe Schools in OntarioSupporting Students with Special Needs Through Progressive Discipline, Kindergarten to Grade 12
Creating Pathways to SuccessAn education and career/life planning program for Ontario schools
Developmental Services Ontario (DSO)Developmental Services Ontario helps adults with developmental disabilities connect to services and supports in their communities. There are nine agencies across Ontario to serve you. Our organizations are funded by the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.
Effective Educational Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum DisorderA Resource Guide, 2007
Equity and Inclusive Education in Ontario SchoolsGuidelines for Policy Development and Implementation
Learning For AllLearning for All is a guide to effective assessment and instruction for all students, kindergarten to grade 12.
Ministry of EducationOntario Ministry of Education Website
Planning Entry to School - A Resource Guide
Shared Solutions - A Guide to Preventing and Resolving Conflicts
Supporting Bias-Free Progressive Discipline in SchoolsA resource guide for school and system leaders

A Parents Guide to Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC)School Boards are required to establish IPRCs in order to identify those students who need special education programs and services (Regulation 181/98)
Parent Guide to Special Education Funding for Assistive Technology and Equipment for Students with Special NeedsWhat is the Special Equipment Amount (SEA)? What is Assistive Technology?
School Social Workers - A Guide for Parents and GuardiansWho are School Social Workers? What services are provided by School Social Workers? How to access a School Social Worker?
Special Education Plan WWWThe Special Education Plan outlines the Board’s philosophy of special education and describes the programs and services provided for students with special educati​​on needs.​​
Special Education: A Communication Guide for Parents and StudentsWhen I have a concern, where do I begin?
Student Audio Recorder Appropriate Use AgreementThe use of audio recording devices to record and playback lessons for the purpose of reviewing class interactions is an accommodation listed on the IEP of some students in the YRDSB.

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