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
(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 […]
Survey Reveals Significant Emotional and Social Gains for Students with Learning Disabilities Parents, teachers and therapists will tell you that students with Learning Disabilities also struggle with organization, emotional regulation, attention and focus. In fact, students themselves will tell you that they struggle with these skills in addition to anxiety, low self-esteem and motivation. NILD […]
SHARING the LOVE of READING! Modelling behaviour, such as reading, is important in the world of humans as well as in nature. Recently, on a beautiful fall hike through the forest, I saw a young deer with his ears alert, listening for danger. He was foraging around choosing the best leaves, as taught by his […]