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Welcome to our information page for Special Education at Dalewood.

Please note that students have access to the HUB for classroom lessons, dates, resources etc. Student login with their own username and password at https://students.hwdsb.on.ca/. Here is a HUB manual to assist with navigation. The HUB and LRT Online Course @ Dalewood

Quick Links Parent Forms and Information Resources Dates
HWDSB Special Education IEP Parent/Guardian Input Form (Will be uploaded soon.)

Thank you for your input on the effectiveness of the form. We will be making changes accordingly.

Learning for All October 2019 IEP Parent Input: We have sent home the first draft of your child’s/children’s IEP for you to review. If no changes are needed please send back signed and a copy will be sent home with the report card for your reference. If changes are needed you can write them on the draft and send back or email me at lcoburn@hwdsb.on.ca.
Special Education in Ontario Letter to parents IEP for pre Oct 16, 2018 HWDSB-Special-Education-Plan-2019-20 Enrichment and Innovation Forms sent home Friday, September 13th > Note changes to Gr. 8 dates. Letter sent home Sept. 19th. Innovation Center Letter for 8J Changes to Schedule
Enrichment and Innovation Centre Reach Ahead Letter Nov 2018 Parent Handbook: A guide to Special Education and Student Services IEP and Teacher Interviews will take place on Nov. 7th and 8th. Parent Interview link no longer available.
Parent-Handbook-English Option Sheets for Gr. 8 students will be sent home with their report cards. Feb 12th moved to Feb. 14th due to two snow days. Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario


Empower Program at Dalewood begins on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

What is Chrome Music Lab?

Gr. 8 students will receive support on entering their subjects into Career Cruising for Westdale on Tuesday, Feb. 26th. Gr. 8  IPRC Transition meetings are beginning on Dec. 16, 2019 and take place again in May 2020. All parents will be contacted separately.
For dates on the Enrichment and Innovation Centre please visit our Events tab on our website.


IB Program Information Night on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 at HWDSB Education Centre
Students can now visit our Learning Resource – L.Coburn course for Dalewood in the HUB. If you would like to register for the course please contact Ms. Coburn at lcoburn@hwdsb.on.ca.

  • Subject links for in-class support
  • Enrichment and Innovation
  • I-Cubed – Inquiry Based Learning
  • Online Activities
  • Student Resources
  • Computer Coding
  • etc.

Here are the Instructions to navigate the HUB course. Remember you must use your HWDSB Google Drive account for access.

Option Sheets are due to Dalewood signed by a parent/guardian on February 28, 2020.

Westdale-Option-Sheet-Nights-2020.pdf is Jan. 9th 6:30-7:30 at Westdale.

Dalewood is having the Westdale Learning Resource Team visit us on Jan. 14th to review the Gr. 9 Option Sheet process.

Westdale LRT Team will also visit Dalewood on Feb. 20th to assist every student with entering their courses for Gr. 9.

Friday, May 29, 2020 Grade 8 Day at Westdale – Postponed until further notice.

May 2020  IPRC or Annual Reviews. All parents will be contacted separately. Due to Covid-19 we will have some changes that will be shared soon. This letter was sent to parents week of May 4th Annual Review IPRC letter to Parent from Principal

Visit the HWDSB Learning4Success to help our Special Education Students.
The Special Assignment Teachers for gifted enrichment are available by visiting the Innovation and Enrichment website.

Will be the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4-5pm
Where: On-line meeting, hosted by the Pediatric OCD Consultation Team (POCT) at the
Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic


Parents/guardians will receive a letter regarding their child/children’s IEP to discuss if changes are needed from the Office Admin at Dalewood the week of May 11th.

IEP Letter to Parents May 2020


IEPs will be sent in an encrypted email starting June 5th. Here are the instructions on how to open an encrypted email if needed. Parents and Guardians – Receiving Encrypted Emails v2

Updated on Saturday, June 06, 2020.
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