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.
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 help you meet the needs of your students, parents, and staff.
We connect you to NILD trained Educational Therapists.
We provide accredited training to become an NILD Educational Therapist.
Equipping Students One Step at a Time
NILD Canada is eager to welcome Lorri Wilke, an instructor from NILD U.S., for our first Canadian Rx for Discovery Writing Course. This course will be offered the day before our Annual Conference begins. Listen in to our interview with Lorri about her experience as a therapist and as an English teacher. Interview with Lorri […]
Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Naomi Cunningham. I learned about NILD Educational Therapy when I was in a brain development class, while doing my Honours Bachelor of Child Development. As I listened, a light switched on for me, Educational Therapy made total sense! Based on research in brain plasticity, I was passionate about […]
(This is a fictional account, but based on reality, of a boy in grade seven we’ll call “Jack”. The blog is written from his point of view as a student in his third year of educational therapy sessions.) Hi! I’m Jack! I am a 12 year old boy who enjoys taking things apart and I do […]