Ontario Special Needs Education Consulting for Parents

Horizon Educational Consulting offers Ontario Special Needs Education Consulting for Parents of special needs students (Autism, learning disabilities, gifted, ADHD, mild intellectual profiles, sensory, anxiety) to help with:

 Behavioural issue solutions associated with learning and school settings

  • School communication and school board processes
  • Identification Placement Review Committee (IPRC) process guidance and Individual Education Plan (IEP) reviews
  • Secondary school program option information, transitioning to post-secondary programs and the community
  • Child and Adolescent mental health information, community programs and services orientation
  • Ontario education policy and research information
  • Knowing your rights as a parent and your child’s rights in the school system
  • Advocacy, complaint and appeal processes (Special Education Tribunal, Human Rights Tribunal )

Parents of special needs children rely on Horizon Educational Consulting to navigate an already complex system. Offering learning style profiles, IPRC process guidance, IEP review, behaviour issue solutions, academic assessments and school choice options.

New to Ottawa?

Find out about schools in your area based on the educational priorities you have for your child:

  • School choice and location information, school performance ratings
  • School program options (French language, French immersion, English as a second language)
  • Private school options and specialized program schools
  • School integration plans, transfers, suspension appeals
  • Home-school communication
  • Home learning environment assessments to develop ongoing learning plans

 Assessments offered

The following assessments are offered to better determine the strengths and needs of your child:

  • learning styles profiles, multiple intelligences and
  • preschool language development (school readiness measures)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) and French As a Second Language (FSL) proficiency in reading, writing and oral communication,
  • KeyMath3 – for comprehensive mathematics skills testing
  • Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT-3) (in English) and WIAT-II (in French) for receptive and expressive language skills, reading, writing and mathematics (this is the standardized tool used by psychologists and psychometrists in psychoeducational assessments)