Ontario. Ministry of Education

Service: Trillium School

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Record #: MIL0891 Last Full Update: 01 May 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone905-878-2851
Primary ContactMary Jeans, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-878-2851 ext 320; Email: mary.jeans@ontario.ca
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionResponsible for government policy, funding, curriculum planning and direction in all levels of public education, including elementary and secondary schools.
Legal Status(30) Provincial Government
Primary ExecutiveDesiree Smith, Principal; Phone: 905-878-2851 ext 340; Email: desiree.smith@ontario.ca
Service Information
DescriptionA residential demonstration school for students with severe learning disabilities that also provides in-service teacher education and consultative services to school boards.  
Major services: 
School program 
* an intensive and specialized program focusing on cognitive/language development for students with severe learning disabilities at elementary and secondary levels 
* goals and objectives are set in all courses and there is a variety of credit courses offered in the secondary program 
* assistive technology strategies are emphasized 
* initial consultations initiated by student's home school 
Residence program - Monday-Friday (mandatory) 
* a structured program including individual and group counselling, instruction in social skills and recreational activities for students with severe learning disabilities 
In-service program 
* designed for Ontario educators only 
* one day workshops offered on learning disabilities and related topics that vary annually (see website in September for new list) 
* one day visiting teacher programs allowing teachers to tour school and classes  
Resources Services program 
* designed for Ontario school boards to assist them to develop programs for students with learning disabilities 
* educational assessments for students who are potential candidates for Trillium program 
Trillium School serves as a catchment area inclusive of southern, central and mid-northern Ontario.
Areas ServedOntario
Eligibilityidentified learning disabled students
ApplicationStudent's home school to contact Trillium to request consultation
Site Information
Site Locationon the campus of E. C Drury School for the Deaf
Located In CommunityMilton
Address & Map
347 Ontario St S
Milton, ON L9T 3X9
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AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesEducational Therapy ~ Children and Youth with Disabilities