Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles

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Our Vision


What do we want to be and how do we want to be portrayed?
At LDAYR our vision is to assist individuals with Learning Disabilities achieve their full potential.

In doing so, we must consider three central branches of our association – our products and services, image and brand and funding. Collectively, with the help of our community, members and funders we can achieve this vision.

Our Mission

At LDAYR we are determined to provide leadership in Learning Disabilities’ advocacy, research, education and services and to advance the full participation of children, youth and adults with Learning Disabilities in today’s society.

We promote positive change through:

  • Innovation
  • Collaborative Partnerships
  • Credible Advocacy
  • Informed Public Policy
  • Quality Products & Services

Our Guiding Principles

  • Dignity & Respect
  • Inclusivity, Support & Empowerment
  • Public Education & Advocacy
  • Innovation & Learning
  • Collaborative Partnerships
  • Leadership
  • Quality Programs & Services
  • Integrity & Accountability
 

What do we want to inspire?

At LDAYR we assist children, youth and adults with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD as well as their families. We achieve this by promoting positive change through:

Dignity & Respect
Respect for the dignity of all individuals with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD

Inclusivity, Support & Empowerment
Belief in social justice and the value of diversity and inclusiveness. A dedication to assist and support individuals with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD achieve a high quality of life and full societal inclusion. Continually focusing on the strengths, abilities and successes of individuals with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD throughout their lives

Public Education & Advocacy
Proactive education for individuals with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD as well as their families to make ongoing and well-informed decisions. Advocating the importance of understanding what a Learning Disability and ADHD are and how both can impact an individual’s life

Innovation & Learning
Belief that all individuals with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD can learn and benefit from effective education and scientific-based practices. Encouraging an environment that embraces innovation, advancement and learning.

Collaborative Partnerships
Belief that special education professionals have a responsibility to collaborate with other professionals within their communities to improve the delivery of instruction and success of services.

Leadership
Positioning ourselves as a leader and advocate for all individuals with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD as well as their families across York Region.

Quality Programs & Services
A dedication to associational and fiscal stability sustained by excellent customer services provided to members and the community.

Integrity & Accountability
A commitment to professional excellence, integrity and accountability