Halifax Learning Resources

We are pleased to share with you a variety of resources to help you and your family with their literacy journey.

All Children Reading Well Webinar

All Children Reading Well Webinar

Did you miss our All Children Reading Well Webinar? Don't worry, we recorded it. Watch the webinar recording designed to provide parents with functional information to support their children’s learning at home, watch it here.

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Childhood Communication Milestone Webinar?

Did you miss our Childhood Communication Milestone Webinar? Don't worry we recorded it. Join Speech Language Pathologist, Natalie Corbett Sampson, for a discussion about communication milestones. Watch the recording here.

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SpellRead Programme Walkthrough

If you are considering the SpellRead Program this 10-page program walkthrough provides information on what to expect from SpellRead, what sets Halifax Learning apart, testimonials from teachers, parents and students and take a peek into our classrooms. Download it here.

Student Results 2020 (2)

View Our Latest Results

We are so pleased to share our most recent student results from all of our locations.

Our students, instructors and their families are committed to improving their literacy skills and the results show. SpellRead offers effective, sustainable results that continue to improve long after our students graduate from the program!

Download the results here.  

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Understanding Reading Levels

Do you wonder if your child’s reading skills are progressing as they should? Or if he or she is reading at grade level? Perhaps they come home talking about being assessed at school and now read ‘letter I’ books, but what does that mean?

Download our guide to understanding reading levels, here

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ConnectED - Honouring Every Child’s Right to Read: Science Informed Solutions

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Dr. Jamie Metsala, Jarislowsky Chair of Learning Disabilities and Professor of Education, Mount Saint Vincent University during a presentation: ConnectED - Honouring Every Child's Right to Read, virtual conference 2020.  Watch it here.

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Reading List-- A Curated Selection Celebrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.Recommended Reading 3

We are pleased to offer this curated selection of books that will be educational and informative for young and old alike.  The recommended reading includes titles from Canadian and Atlantic Canadian authors generating awareness and celebrating: 

  • Black History Month
  • Asian Heritage Month
  • Jewish Heritage Month
  • National Indigenous Month
  • Pride Month
  • Women’s History Month
  • Mi’kmaq History Month
  • Universal Human Rights Month

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Parents may find the following Facebook pages helpful:

  • Everyone Reads N.S. -- ERNS is a parent led group advocating for all struggling readers, including those with learning disabilities & dyslexia. Their main goals are to support people, spread awareness & lobby for the science of reading to be included in the NS curriculum!
  • IDA -- Promoting literacy through research, education, and advocacy because everyone deserves to read.
  • MSUV LD Lab -- Learning disabilities research
  • Science of Reading Community -- This group is built for educators committed to fostering conversations around current early literacy topics and how to implement best practices in the classroom.
  • Decoding Dyslexia  -- National news covering current dyslexia topics like research, reform, other topics of interest nationally.
  • LD Association of NB -- The Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick promotes the understanding and acceptance of the ability of persons with learning disabilities to lead meaningful and successful lives.
  • Canadian Science of Reading -- The purpose of this group is to connect the research of how we learn to read to our teaching practice. Our mission is to inform and deliver to teachers professional development in evidence based practices. Thank you to the 'Science of Reading - What I should have Learned in College' face book group. You have inspired us.
  • Dr. Erin Schryer -- As parents we want to see our children not just succeed, but thrive! Follow this page for information, tips and tricks on how to be your child's best teacher.

Learning Disabilities Support

Learning Disabilities Canada

Learning Disability Association Nova Scotia


Nova Scotia Medical Professional Finder

How to find a psychologist in Nova Scotia

How to find a Speech Therapist in Nova Scotia 

How to find a Paediatrician


Learning Disability Private Schools In Nova Scotia 

Bridgeway Academy

Churchhill Academy

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