About

The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities exists to support professionals and students working and pursuing careers in the field of developmental disabilities.


Mission

The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities supports professionals and students in the field of developmental disabilities through the promotion of the highest standards of research, education and practice.


Mission

We envision an Ontario where:

•     Studying and working in the field of developmental disabilities are considered essential to the fabric of a supported and inclusive society.
•     Research to inform best practices and the timely dissemination of current information are recognized as essential elements of an effective service delivery system.
•     Best practices and professional standards enhance the lives of people with developmental disabilities.
•     Educational opportunities related to developmental disabilities are available and accessible to support lifelong learning and professional development.


Values

OADD believes that:

•     all citizens of Ontario have the right to be supported to realize their aspirations and potential
•     strong community supports for people with developmental disabilities are critical to an inclusive society
•     respect for professionals in the field of developmental disabilities will flow from sound education, training and practice
•     research is critical to the field of developmental disabilities


Contact

To view a list of current Board members click here

To contact the OADD call us at 416-429-3720 or email us at oadd@oadd.org