My child has special needs 

Being a parent of an Handicapped Student with Social Maladjustments or Learning Disabilities often means there are a good number of steps to be taken with the school, frequent meetings with the teacher, with educators and with the principal.  This section will help you to find good tips and information to facilitate these steps and accompany your child in his school adventure.

LEARN Québec


Adam’s PACE – Champlain College

Watch the new promotional video! 

PACE info

Mental Health

Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers from the NASP

Opening the Door to Better Mental Health for Your Youth

Homework Help / Project / Workshop

LEARN Québec

AMI-Québec’s Programs

Special Needs

Guide to the Education of your Child with a Disability

Handbook for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Adapting our Schools for the Needs of All Students

Condition for Greater Success – Action Plan to Promote Success for Students with Handicaps, Social Maladjustments or Learning Disabilities

Organization of Educational Services for At-Risk Students and Students With Handicaps, Social Maladjustments or Learning Difficulties

Individualized Education Program (IEP) – FAQs

Individualized Education Plans: Helping Students Achieve Success

Learning Difficulties: Reference Framework for Intervention

Understanding Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities and the Arts


Best Discipline Strategies for ADHD Children 

Classroom Accommodations to Help Students with ADHD

50 Tips on the Classroom Management of ADD

Napperon – Help me with my ADD/ADHD please!

Financial Support

Financial Assistance

Hearing and Speech

Demystifying the Speech and Language Evaluation

Facts at your Fingertips

The WordWorks Literacy Center

The Center of Excellence for Speech and Language Development

Helping You Help your Children Communicate – The Hanen Center

Speech & Hearing

Speech Sound Development (When to Worry?)


Swallowing Awareness

Central Auditory Processing Disorder

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Language Disorders


Dyslexia in the Classroom

Accommodating Students with Dyslexia

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Creating Great Thinkers

Teenagers’ Communication

Great Information to be Found on the Web

Montreal Fluency Center

YouTube Channel 

Social Thinking

Teaching Students How to Handle Boring Moments

Word Works Kingston

Word Sum/Word Matrix

Acting out Punctuation in HD

iPad Apps


Toca Boca


Aldi Section 3.3 (for older students)


Language Time with Curious George

12 Speech Therapy Ideas for Traveling


Riddles for Kids


Word Vine

Parenting & Bullying

Barbara Coloroso’s Parenting with Wit & Wisdom Handout

Barbara Coloroso’s Website

What is Resilience?

Inspirations Newspaper

Inspirations is produced by the Communications and Marketing Division and the Student Services Department of the English Montreal School Board.

Useful Link

EMSB Data Base for Special Needs Resources