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.

Parents

We connect you to NILD trained Educational Therapists.

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Educators

We provide accredited training to become an NILD Educational Therapist.

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Schools

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

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What's Going On at NILD Canada?

Equipping Students One Step at a Time

Latest Blog Posts

  • Bring Back Silence, Wonder, and Solitude

    Have you ever wondered what life is like for your child? What do they hear and do every day? How is life different from when you were growing up? Our children have everything at their fingertips. They don’t need to wonder if there are poisonous snakes in Canada, they can just “Google” it and find […]

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  • How a Conference Can Inspire Your Curiosity

    Have you ever come home from a conference and been so inspired you can’t wait to get back into the classroom, your special education room, or your therapy station? A Professional Conference is great for stimulating your thinking, inspiring your curiosity, and creating dialogue with other educators and therapists. Recently I attended the National Institute […]

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  • Exercise is Good for the Brain!

    Just as our bodies benefit from movement and exercise, so do our brains! Exercise is not only beneficial for our bodies to be fit and our hearts to be healthy, but for our brains to function more efficiently as well. Exercise has significant effects on the brain in helping it be ready to think and […]

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