Support Professionals and Students in the
Field of Developmental Disabilities



The Developmental Services Special Interest Group of OADD has been working to professionalize DSPs for over 10 years. Click the link for more details regarding:

  • DSW Code of Ethics
  • Standards of Practice
  • other documents
2022 OADD Conference & Workshops

2022 OADD Conference & Workshops

Tired of COVID???

2022 OADD Conference is April 13th, 2022 and will have lots of virtual fun.

Registration is now open click here to register on-line and click here to view the schedule

For on-going workshop events click here for information

OADD Research Group (RSIG)

OADD Research Group (RSIG)

The OADD Research Group brings together the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) and the Research Special Interest Group (RSIG).

2022 RSIG Call for Abstracts now open

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the-ontario-association-on-development-disabilitiesThe Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities

OADD is a professional organization of people working and studying in the field of developmental disabilities, throughout Ontario. OADD’s members include agencies and organizations; university and community college students and instructors; service provider direct care staff and managers; family support workers; case managers; psychologists; social workers; and other dedicated individuals.

What's New

New Events Calendar

Looking for the date or more information about an event? Click the Events link at the top of the Home page for information or

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4th Edition Textbook

Developmental Disabilities in Ontario - 4th edition ISBN: 978-1-7771637-0-9 is now available click here to order copies For a

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Journal on Developmental Disabilities

The JoDD accepts original articles on a variety of topics in the field of Developmental Disabilities. All published issues are available on-line

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