Become a Member

Become a member of LDAO and share in the rewards of supporting individuals and families with learning disabilities. At the provincial level, your support enables LDAO to produce new resources for parents and professionals on a variety of pertinent and timely topics; to dialogue with relevant Ontario Ministries that deal with our exceptional population; and to make the public more aware of and empathetic to those with learning disabilities.

Your membership to LDAO automatically affiliates you with the Sudbury chapter. Download Application.

Become a Volunteer

The Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury welcomes volunteers and opportunities are available for those interested in lending their time to the Association.  If you are interested in donating your time and skills to our agency please give us a call.


Make a Donation

It is through the thoughtfulness and generosity of our donors that we are able to support individuals with learning disabilities, in reaching their full potential within a community that values their unique abilities and contributions.  Your donation will assist our efforts and for that we are grateful. To make a direct donation you can etransfer to

As a charitable organization we issue tax receipts for all donations over $20.

Our Supporters

Thank you to the Property Guys for their support for our Youth Ambassador Program.

Northern Soccer Academy

Wall of Honour

2020 Fundraising Award Winners include:

Ron Lessard Outstanding Parent Award – Shari Windsor

LDAS Outstanding Student Award – Teresa Aiello

LDAS Outstanding Educator Award RDSB – Lourie Portelance

LDAS Outstanding Educator Award SCDSB – Sarah Pappin

LDAS Outstanding Leadership Award – Chief Paul Pedersen

LDAS Corporate Contribution Award – Huntington University

LDAS Outstanding Volunteer Award – Elizabeth Brett-Dickie

Past Award Recipients

Ron Lessard Outstanding Parent Award

Monique Paquette
Gwen Price
Lillian Lebo

LDAS Outstanding Student Award

Jayme Anderson
Tanya Quesnel
Matthew Turoctte

LDAS Outstanding Leadership Award

Abbas Homayed
Dr. Kevin McCormivk
Susan Alcorn Mckay

LDAS Corporate Contribution Award

Northern Ontario Assessment Resource Centre
Laurentian University Faculty of Education
Northern Credit Union

LDAS Outstanding Volunteer Award

Yvan Roy

Educators of the Year Award Recipients

Rainbow District School Board Recipients:

Sherry Conroy
Carrie Wilson
Nancy Shelstad
Jennifer Branconnier
Melanie Douglas
Sasha Dusick
Colleen Eberlein
Jennifer Harvey
Ronda Lenti

Sudbury Catholic District School Board Recipients:

Krista Sarmatiuk
Tammy Rychlo
Julie Jessop
Jodi Cunningham
Jennifer Connolly
Patti Girolametto
Caroline Mansourian
Tanya Marcotte
Kelly-Orasi Leach





About LDAS

The Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to supporting all individuals with Learning Disabilities in reaching their potential, within a community that values their unique contributions and abilities.

Latest News

May 10, 2022

Accessible College Transition Course ACT, offered by NOARC through Cambrian College, is a credit-bearing course. This program is open to students in Greater Sudbury (over 16 years of age) who are planning to attend any college or university in the coming year and who have a learning exceptionality (learning disability, ADHD, ASD, etc.) or mental Find out more!

May 10, 2022

We are proud to partner with many LDAs across Ontario to host this great conference! I huge thank you to our GOLD sponsor The Rainbow District School Board. Click here to register