Equipping For Life

One Student at a Time

What is NILD Educational Therapy?

NILD Canada is a non-profit organization dedicated to training educators to work with children and adults with learning disabilities through an individualized program of educational therapy. NILD Educational Therapy® stimulates areas of weakness through individualized and intensive intervention.

Learning Disabilities

Every human brain is created with a unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses. A learning disability is an area of weakness that significantly hinders our ability to receive, process and respond to information.

1 in 10 Canadians Has a Learning Disability

NILD Canada trains therapists, supports schools and offers hope to parents, in order to build the competence and confidence of students with learning challenges.


We connect you to NILD trained Educational Therapists.



We provide accredited training to become an NILD Educational Therapist.



We help you meet the needs of your students, parents, and staff.


What's Going On at NILD Canada?

Equipping Students One Step at a Time

Latest Blog Posts

  • Congrats to our Therapist Graduates! – ONTARIO Training 2016

    This past week, twenty-five students and five instructors met at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, ON for one week of residency training as a culmination of 4 weeks of online work. Participants came from as far away as El Salvador, Hong Kong, Kansas, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Montreal as well as various cities and towns across […]

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  • What Does Special Education Look Like in International Contexts?

    We had the privilege of having Dr. Steve Sider, from Wilfred Laurier University, speak to us at our Spring Conference. His vast experience as a classroom teacher, school administrator, special education teacher and consultant, and university professor helped us to see the big picture of serving students that learn differently. This week we are thrilled […]

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  • Reading Fluency: Is it at Risk Or Even Endangered?

    The World Wildlife Federation sends me literature on animals at risk or endangered. Recently I read that the little Brown Bat and the Blanding’s Turtle, both located in Ontario are endangered due to loss of environment and disease. The increasing network of roads across southern Ontario is isolating the turtle and destroying its natural habitat. Action […]

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