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 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.


What's Going On at NILD Canada?

Equipping Students One Step at a Time

Latest Blog Posts

  • Taking the Next Step

    Once that first step is taken by parents to have their child tested because he or she is struggling with learning it’s time to take action. What is the next step? Parents are encouraged to have their child’s vision and hearing tested, to rule out any other factors affecting the learning. At this point, psycho-educational […]

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  • Taking the First Step

    When a baby takes its first step, everyone holds their breath. I remember our oldest son took his first step on the ferry going to Prince Edward Island.  He was so excited to walk, he almost ran on his wobbly feet, back and forth between our arms. When a junior kindergarten student takes his or […]

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  • Educators Train in NILD Educational Therapy

    *This is PART 4 of a 4-part series “HELP AND HOPE for Struggling Students” The IEP student list seems to be growing. Is it true that more and more students are requiring extra help? Teachers are expected to provide more specialized programming for their students. But, do teachers and resource teachers have the training to […]

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