For Professionals

Info & Resources for Professionals

This page might be helpful for you if you are any of the following, looking to learn more about ADHD and learning disabilities (LD’s).

A pediatrician, family doctor, or psychiatrist

A therapist, counsellor, or social workern ADHD and Executive Functioning

A crisis worker, peer support worker, or school support worker

A principal, teacher, SERT, or educational assistant

An employer of workers who have LD’s and related disorders

Any professional helping people with LD’s or ADHD!

To start off, look at some of our fact sheets to get a basic understanding of learning disabilities and ADHD, as well as the various programs we offer here at LDAHH:

Fast Facts on Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia

Fast Facts on ADHD and Executive Functioning

How does ADHD get diagnosed?

Where can I refer patients, students, or clients who need support with their LD?

LDAHH programs – read up on and refer students to our programs for children/students with LD’s. We also encourage parents and families to contact us if they are unsure which programs will benefit the most – we offer resource facilitation services to help them navigate their options. We also accept students with related disorders like ADHD and executive functioning problems, or who have a suspected disability but not an official diagnosis.

See the Halton Diversity Resource Guide – for BIPOC in Halton for a comprehensive guide to the resources and organizations available for BIPOC in Halton.

Understand LD

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For Parents

For Educators

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For Adults

Lecutre workshop on learning diabilities and ADHD

For Professionals

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For Students