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
Dyslexia affects 1 in 10 people. Do you or a loved one have dyslexia? Statistics show that 1 in 10 people suffer with dyslexia. Those are very high odds. What is life like when you struggle to read every day? As an NILD Educational Therapist, I already knew that our therapy program was beneficial for […]
Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Kelly Cooper-Galessiere. NILD Canada’s Search & Teach Program It was purely by accident that I first heard about NILD Canada and the Search and Teach program. I was working as a resource teacher at a Montessori-based elementary school when a friend casually mentioned that she’d heard […]
Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Lindsey Koppert. I have always been passionate about helping struggling learners. As a former classroom teacher and tutor, I was always frustrated that I couldn’t really help the students who needed my help the most. No matter how much extra time I spent tutoring them, they […]