CADDAC does not, in any way, endorse these private schools, nor do we support or promote their programs.
This is simply a list of schools that have been researched and state that they except students with learning differences and in particular, ADHD.
Some offer a variety of specialized programs, but others do not. Parents should expect to research these facilities and ask for references and referrals.
Use this link to access the website, “Our Kids” – Private Schools, for a list of 65 schools, stating that they support students with ADHD.
Otherwise, here is a list we have collected:
2121 Caroline Street
Oak Learners is a not-for-profit alternative school and learning centre, providing full and part time alternative day school programming as well as a variety of after-school programming and day camps on all PA Days and school breaks.
Address: 394 Royal York Rd, Etobicoke, ON
ThriveKids- Apex Alternative School
Apex Alternative Day School for Kids with or without ADHD, ASD and other exceptionailites-ages 5 to13 -Apex offers small groups in a Micro/ hybrid system. Children can attend part-time- 1 to 3 days per week while attending their existing school or homeschool. They can also attend full time. We incorporate whole body movement with brain and body circuits as well as indoor/ outdoor activity and STEAM (Science Tech Engineering Arts and Math).
Address: 1200 Castlefield Ave. Toronto (Dufferin and Lawrence area)
Riverdale Private Academy
Specializes in students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD and those who are having other troubles in the traditional school environment.
Accepts students of all ages. Primary instruction taken from bible.
Riverdale operates as a non-profit organization
Located in Barrie, Ontario
1484 Cornwall Road
Oakville, ON L6J 7W5
Website: is www.chisholmacademy.com
High school for students with learning difficulties (12 students per class, IEP for every student, Smart Boards in every classroom, multi-disciplinary staff) and psychology department (psychoeducational assessments for all ages; reports are recognized and endorsed by local school boards and local colleges).
Landmark East School
708 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1G4