Special Needs

Special Needs

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Special Needs' Resources Resources for Special Educational Needs

Here are some useful links to local, provincial and national resources available.  Please contact us if you need additional information on resources for special educational needs.

Links covering special needs: 
Centre of Excellence for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs

Links by topic:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Provincial Autism Centre 
Patient Centered Guides - Autism Center

Early Intervention
Early Intervention Program of Nova Scotia

Learning Disability Associations
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
The Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Center for Learning Disability
Learning Disability Association of Nova Scotia

Disability Associations
Easter Seals of Nova Scotia
Valley Disability Partnership (Kings County)
Nova Scotia Disabled Persons Commission

Sites related to Speech and Hearing Pathology
Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Clinic
Computer programs for kids with hearing problems

Resources available in Public and Private Schools
Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
Landmark East School for Learning Disabled and ADHD students
Sylvan Learning Centre

Special Needs in Adult Education
Community Education (through the AVRSB)
National Educational Association of Disabled Students

Employment Programs for people with Special Needs
The Flower Cart
People Worx

Miscellaneous sites
Valley Community Learning Association
Camp Kodiac (unique program integrating LD, ADD & ADHD)
Acadia University S.M.I.L.E. Program - program pairs special needs children with motivated Acadia University students
Support Our Troops Grants