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 Or scan the QR code below to donate through PayPal

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


Our Supporters

Cambrian College

Wall of Honour

2022 Fundraising Award Winners include:

Ron Lessard Outstanding Parent Award – Gina Zinger

LDAS Outstanding Student Award –  Olivia Fournier

LDAS Outstanding Educator Award RDSB – Christina Kulyski

LDAS Outstanding Educator Award SCDSB – Shannon Duguay 

LDAS Outstanding Leadership Award – Colleen McDonald

LDAS Corporate Contribution Award – Artifact Media and Sudbury Video Transfer Services 

LDAS Outstanding Volunteer Award – 

Past Award Recipients

Ron Lessard Outstanding Parent Award

Lori Holden
Jamie Smith
Shari Windsor
Monique Paquette
Gwen Price
Lillian Lebo

LDAS Outstanding Student Award

Aiden Whealy
Nicholas de la Morandiere
Teresa Aiello
Jayme Anderson
Tanya Quesnel
Matthew Turoctte

LDAS Outstanding Leadership Award

Mary-Liz Warwick
Dr. Robert Silvestri
Chief Paul Pedersen
Abbas Homayed
Dr. Kevin McCormivk
Susan Alcorn Mckay

LDAS Corporate Contribution Award

Amici Food + Beverage Co.
Giant Tiger
Huntington University
Northern Ontario Assessment Resource Centre
Laurentian University Faculty of Education
Northern Credit Union

LDAS Outstanding Volunteer Award

Graziella Visentin
Lucie Gauthier and Tammy Lavalle
Elizabeth Brett-Dickie
Yvan Roy

Educators of the Year Award Recipients

Rainbow District School Board Recipients:

Diane Denniston
Jennifer Leblanc
Lourie Portelance
Sherry Conroy
Carrie Wilson
Nancy Shelstad
Jennifer Branconnier
Melanie Douglas
Sasha Dusick
Colleen Eberlein
Jennifer Harvey
Ronda Lenti

Sudbury Catholic District School Board Recipients:

Meghan O’Reilly
Christina Lucciantonio
Sarah Pappin
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

October 31, 2023

The Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury’s flag was raised on October 10, 2023, at James Jerome Sports Complex. Mayor Paul Lefebvre was on hand to officially mark October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month in the City of Greater Sudbury. Following the flag-raising event 2080 small blue flags were planted along Paris Street. These flags represent Find out more!

October 31, 2023

You’re invited to an essential workshop on “Teen and Youth Mental Health: Helping teens and their families understand mental health and mental illness”!  Date: November 15th, 2023 (Wednesday) Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm (EST) Hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association in Hamilton, this event is designed to provide valuable insights and empower teens and their families with Find out more!