How to Choose the Right Elementary School for Your Child with Special Needs

This session will help parents determine what factors should be taken into account when choosing an elementary school to enable children to reach their full learning potential.

In this session you will:

  • Learn about how the Toronto District School Board works to accommodate childrens special needs both in a variety of mainstream classroom environments and in Intensive Support programs;
  • Find out how to work with the school if your child has special needs or needs extra resource help.

Panelists: Karen Falconer, TDSB Superintendent; Cindy Jaques, TDSB Coordinator (Acting), Low Incidence Special Education; and Dr. Mary Pugh, U of T Faculty, Special Needs Parent and Member of the TCDSB Special Education Advisory Committee