Ontario. Ministry of Education

Site: Trillium Demonstration School

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-878-2851 ext 320
Fax 905-878-4278
E-Mail desiree.smith@ontario.ca
Website www.psbnet.ca/eng/schools/trillium/index.html
Primary Contact Desiree Smith, Principal; Phone: 905-878-2851 ext 340
Email Form pdsbnet.ca/en/schools/trillium/contact-us
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provincial ministry responsible for policies and legislation regarding elementary and secondary education
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government ; (60) Commercial
Established 1979
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A 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 in developing programs for students with learning disabilities 
* educational assessments for students who are potential candidates for Trillium program 
The Trillium Demonstration School serves as a catchment area inclusive of southern, central and mid-northern Ontario.
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Identified students with learning challenges
Application Student's home school to contact Trillium to request consultation
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
Trillium Demonstration School, Building H
347 Ontario St S
Milton, ON L9T 3X9
View Google Map
Intersection Ontario St S and Derry Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Youth with Disabilities ; Youth with Disabilities
Service Categories Educational Therapy ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Learning Disabilities ; Public Special Schools ~ Learning Disabilities

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