Additional Information and Resources
Camp Eureka – Eureka Outdoor Camp is operated by the
Advantage Society for Children with Learning Disabilities in British
Columbia. The Advantage Society has been offering outdoor recreational
programs for children and adolescents with invisible disabilities since
1980. Check out their site for detailed camp information.
All Kinds of Minds – A Non-Profit Institute for the
Understanding of Differences in Learning
The Special Needs Opportunity Windows Project (SNOW) –
SNOW is a provider of online resources and professional development
opportunities for educators and parents of students with special needs.
Electronic Book on ADHD – a free resource book from
Pediatric Neurological Associates.
The Autism Society of BC – The Autism Society of
British Columbia (ASBC) was started in 1974. We are a parent base directed
society providing support to people with autism and their families in
British Columbia and Yukon
Learning Disabilities Association Canada – The
Association Home page will put you in contact with Associations around the
Country. It is a good place to start. There is basic information about
learning disabilities. Some associations list their websites or you may go
directly to Vancouver Chapter.
Learning Disabilities Online – An interactive guide to
learning disabilities for parents, teachers, children and youth. The site
is maintained by Project WETA, Washington, DC. The site is a wealth of LD
related information and is updated weekly.
The Federation of Invisible Disabilities – This
Canadian site has a forum for parents and professionals to collaborate on
issues such as brain injuries, autism, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Learning
Disabilities etc. Worth a look!
Learning Disabilities Association of British Columbia –
Vancouver – This is the chapters home page. The site has current
information including links, resources upcoming conferences and more.
LD Pride Online – This is online home of Vancouver
Island Invisible Disability Association, a non profit organization serving
adults with a wide range of invisible disabilities including learning
disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Fetal
Alcohol Syndrome and mental illness. It is also a excellent source of
information and support for adults with invisible disabilities.
Learning Disabilities Resource – A wealth of
information and links to other resources. Good source for Special Education
Technology, including consumer tips.
International Dyslexia Association – This is the main
home page. It will lead you to other IDA around the world including Canada.
This is an extensive site with current information and research
developments in the area of dyslexia. There are several links to more
Brain Injury Association (CAN.) – A general information
site with chat and hundreds of associated links. An excellent start for
information in this category. Links to Provincial and Local Associations on
the web including Nipissing, Newfoundland, Ontario, and Saskatchewan.
Canadian and US referral.
Brain Injury Association (USA) – A great supplement to
the Canadian version. Topics covered include prevention, research,
international conferences, publications, a kids corner and fantastic links
with a personal touch. If you are interested in this field this site is a
Attention Deficits Disorder Association – Although US
originated a great site for everyone to bookmark. It includes general
information about ADD, parent tips, and research results. The site is
mostly Links which are rated according to good, better, best. This can save
a lot of time when looking for good information. This is one of the better
ADD dedicated sites.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficits Disorder – CHADD
(USA) – This site is much more established than it’s Canadian
counterpart. Book mark it as a good supplement.
Tourrette Syndrome Foundation of Canada – A Great
interactive site for the whole family. French and English, with a cradle to
grave approach for organizing information.
Information Services, Canadian Centre on Substance
Abuse – A searchable database of current information and research
related to Fetal Alcohol Effects and Syndrom. A good start to this topic
and the web as extensive Links have been provided.
Learning Disabilities Resource Community – The LDRC is
a virtual information community open to anyone affected by learning
disabilities either as an individual with an LD, a parent, teacher,
researcher, or a concerned community member.
Resource Centre – Our resource centre has a lending
library with over 1,000 resources on Learning Disabilities and related
topics. A dedicated volunteer is there during working hours to answer any
of your questions and provide any additional information about our programs