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Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Education - Trillium Demonstration School  
Phone Numbers: 905-878-2851 ext 320
Fax: 905-878-4278
347 Ontario St S
Milton, ON
L9T 3X9
Intersection: Ontario St S and Laurier Ave
Location: on the campus of E. C Drury School for the Deaf
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Available: Sep-Jun
Public Contacts: Desiree Smith - Principal
905-878-2851 ext 340
Service Description: A residential demonstration school for students with severe learning disabilities that also provides in-service teacher education and consultative services to school boards

Major services: 

School program
  • an intensive and specialized program focusing on cognitive/language development for students with severe learning disabilities at elementary and secondary levels
  • goals and objectives are set in all courses and there is a variety of credit courses offered in the secondary program
  • assistive technology strategies are emphasized
  • initial consultations initiated by student's home school
  • classroom sizes range from five to eight pupils for most subjects
  • when a student leaves the Trillium School program, detailed transitional documentation is forwarded to the receiving home school

Residence program - Monday-Friday (mandatory)
  • a structured program including individual and group counseling, development of appropriate social behavior through social skills training, and recreational activities for students with severe learning disabilities
  • the student’s current level of social functioning and identified needs are used to design individual programs for students

Professional Development Worskshops for Educators
  • designed for Ontario educators only including teachers, school/board consultants, board coordinators and school/board administrators
  • one day workshops offered on learning disabilities and related topics that vary annually (see website for new list)
  • one day visiting teacher programs allowing teachers to tour school and classes

Resources Services program
  • designed for Ontario school boards to assist them in developing programs for students with learning disabilities
  • educational assessments for students who are potential candidates for Trillium program

The Trillium Demonstration School serves as a catchment area of mid-northern Ontario, Dufferin, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Niagara, Peel, Simcoe, Wellington, and York Counties of the Central Ontario Region, and Metropolitan Toronto

Fees: None
Application: Student's home school to contact Trillium to request consultation
Eligibility / Target Population: Identified learning disabled students
Languages: English
Area Served:
Algoma, Barrie & Area, Bolton Caledon, Bramalea, Brampton, Brant, Burlington, Cambridge–North Dumfries, Chatham – Kent, City of Thunder Bay, Cochrane, Collingwood & Area, District of Kenora, District of Rainy River, District of Thunder Bay, Dufferin, Durham North East, Durham West, East Mississauga, East York, Elgin, Etobicoke, Grey and Bruce, Guelph–Puslinch, Haldimand Norfolk, Haliburton County and City of Kawartha Lakes, Halton Hills, Hamilton, Huron and Perth, James and Hudson Bay Coast, Kingston, Kitchener–Waterloo–Wellesley–Wilmot–Woolwich, Lanark, Leeds & Grenville, London and Middlesex, Midland, Penetanguishene & Area, Milton, Muskoka, Niagara, Niagara North West, Nipissing–Temiskaming, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North Lanark/North Grenville, North West Mississauga, North York, Northern, Northumberland County, Oakville, Orillia & Area, Ottawa, Oxford and Norfolk, Peterborough City and County, Prescott/Russell, Quinte, Renfrew County, Rural Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, Rural Hastings, Sarnia – Lambton, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, South Simcoe, South West Mississauga, Stormont/Dundas/Glengarry, Sudbury–Manitoulin–Parry Sound, Toronto, Wellington, Windsor – Essex, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
Learning Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on May 29, 2018

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