Special Learning Needs

Special Education - General Resources

Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services - Changes to the current funding models for Special Services at Home and Passport Funding were released. Please follow the links for more information.

Special Services at Home Passport Funding



Those students who have a Rosetta Stone account will be able to access the program from home with internet access through their SCCDSB account. We can provide the Login information if needed. Please contact your school team for help.

ABA and Autism Resources

How to establish routines at home.

Picture cards to teach and practice a variety of different daily living tasks and routines. Free picture cards for some daily routines are provided.


Lists household chores for children of all age groups to complete. These chores are further broken down step-by-step making it easier for students to learn the task.

Visual tools and strategies to support individuals living with ASD.

7 support strategies are designed to meet the unique needs of individuals with autism during this period of uncertainty. In addition, examples and ready-made resources are included to help caregivers implement these strategies quickly and easily.


Children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) learn best when visual supports are put in place in their home and other environments. These resources provide parents with a variety of strategies and tips for creating and using visual supports across their child’s day.

Time to Come In, Bear: A Children's Story About Social Distancing



Websites and Interactive Games

Life Skills, Independent Living Skills, Play Skills

Accessible Chef is a collection of free visual recipes and other resources to help teach cooking skills to individuals with disabilities.

A collection of video modelling related to daily living skills around the house.

A collection of video modelling related to basic play skills around the house.

Above is a series of social narratives related to personal and street safety.

Resources to help Parents with Self-Regulation at Home

Simple Ways to Manage Your Stress


A relationship building approach to understanding challenging behaviour in children and teens.

Managing Screen Time


Incorporate movement and heavy work to calm and organize the brain and body, and to help break up activities/the day.

Understanding self-regulation and stress behaviour.

Speech and Language Resources


Links to phonological awareness, articulation as well as speech and language skills.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources



CKPL has purchased some Signed Stories in OverDrive. Click here for more information.


Students should sign in with their google accounts (school email) and enter class code UWBQ3M

You can choose Audio (human voice over of all materials), StepReads (less complex versions of original materials and better suited to struggling readers), or Levelled Passages


Great selection of books for all grade levels (such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid and many more) and videos to watch for a variety of grade levels.


Good for all grade levels K-12, very good for grade 7-12 students in the following areas:

  • Figurative language

  • Word analysis

  • Writing and Composition


Technology Support

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