The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) believes in the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of their lives.
OADD exists to inform and support developmental services professionals at all levels by:
- Encouraging member networking, collaboration and shared learning opportunities
- Providing a forum for translating clinical, evidence-informed practices and research into applied interdisciplinary best practices
OADD promotes and supports research dissemination and evidence informed practice through collaborative networking and knowledge exchange in the field of developmental disabilities.
People with IDD are supported by knowledgeable professionals who provide innovative and evidence-informed services.
We value research and practice that is:
- Innovative and
Membership Levels – Benefits and Fees
Membership levels are:
• Organizational (Gold, Silver or Bronze – for Agencies who wish to include all staff in the benefits of membership, Membership level is determined by annual budget
• Individual – for interested individuals
Click here to view a full list of the membership benefits and fees
To contact the OADD call us at 647-325-4960 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
OADD Board of Directors – 2023 – 2024
The Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors elected annually by the members of the organization.
Board members are elected for two-year terms starting immediately after the Annual General Meeting in which they are elected.
Sue VanDeVelde-Coke, President & CEO
Kerry’s Place Autism Services
17345 Leslie Street, Suite 200
Newmarket, ON L3Y 0A4
Michelle Del Carmen, President
The Centre for Dreams
8515 McCowan Road, Suite 200,
Markham, ON L3P 5E4
Jason Young, Executive Director
Regional Support Associates
333 Athlone Ave, Suite 201
Woodstock, ON N4V 0B8
Colleen Ashmore-Miehm, Executive Director
New Leaf: Living and Learning Together
19601 Leslie St.
Queensville, ON L0G 1R0
PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE CHAIR
St. Catharines, ON
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE CHAIR
Tracey Berman, Senior National Dementia Project Coord.
927 Clark Ave West
Thornhill, ON L4J 8G6
DIRECTORS AT LARGE
Amanda Burkholder, VP Supportive Living
Central West Specialized Developmental Services
53 Bond St.,
Oakville, ON L6K 1L8
Claudine Cousins, CEO
39 Fraser Court,
Barrie, ON L4N 5J5
Marnie McDermott, Network Manager
CLH Developmental Support Services
339 Olive St.
Midland, ON L4R 2R4
Kerrie Lalonde, Clinical Practice Lead
2 May Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1S2
RSIG BOARD LIAISON
DSSIG BOARD CO-CHAIR
Mark Benner, Professor
1460 Oxford St. East, P.O. Box 7005
London, ON N5Y 5R6