October is Learning Disability Awareness Month

The York Catholic District School Board recognizes the month of October as Learning Disability Awareness Month. During October, YCDSB and its community partner, the Learning Disability Association of York Region, aims to raise awareness about the wide-variety of learning disabilities, reduce stigma, and help people with learning disabilities to access the supports needed to thrive. … Continue reading “October is Learning Disability Awareness Month”

October is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

The York Catholic District School Board recognizes the month of October as Autism Awareness Month, which aims to increase awareness and promote understanding and inclusion for people living with autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a life-long neurological disorder that affects the way a person communicates and relates to the people and world around them. ASD … Continue reading “October is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month”

Active School Travel. Move more, move better.

What is Active School Travel? You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean? Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to … Continue reading “Active School Travel. Move more, move better.”