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Special Education at Dalewood

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Welcome to our information page for Special Education at Dalewood.

  • Below you will find links to documents and resources and important dates. The dates for 2020-21 school year will be updated throughout the year.
  • Please note that students have access to the HUB and MS Teams 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
  • Parents schools will be sending home documents and require encryption to support our privacy protocols Here is a manual on how to open an encrypted email. Parents and Guardians – Receiving Encrypted Emails v2
Quick Links Parent Forms and Information Resources Dates
HWDSB Special Education IEP Parent/Guardian will be sent home October, February and June if needed for input and review.




Learning for All October 23, 2020 and February 13, 2021 IEP sent home for input and review.

June 23rd and 29th IEP sent home for review of transition section.

Special Education in Ontario Letter to parents IEP for pre Oct 23, 2020. HWDSB-Special-Education-Plan-2019-20 Enrichment and Innovation – Please note that due to Covid-19 the program is being changed to in class support via MS Teams. Forms were handed out to all student which contain details. Parent Letter Oct 2020
Enrichment and Innovation Centre Reach Ahead Letter will be uploaded when direction from the board is given due to C-19.

Enrichment and Innovation forms will be sent home soon.

Parent Handbook: A guide to Special Education and Student Services IEP and Teacher Interviews will take place on November 27th via MS Teams. You will receive an invite from the classroom teacher.
Parent-Handbook-English Option Sheets for Gr. 8 students will be sent home with their report cards in Feb. 2021. Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario


Empower Program at Dalewood will not run this year, but will continue in 2021-22.

What is Chrome Music Lab?

Gr. 8 students will receive support on entering their subjects into Career Cruising for Westdale in February 2021. Visit the HWDSB Learning4Success to help our Special Education Students. Gr. 8  IPRC Transition meetings are beginning on Dec. 7  & 8, 2020 and take place again in May 2021. Both will be remotely. All parents will be contacted separately.
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.

The Special Assignment Teachers for gifted enrichment are available by visiting the Innovation and Enrichment website. IB Program Information Night

Join us for our Virtual Information Night on:

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Virtual Information Night | Westdale Secondary School (hwdsb.on.ca)

Option Sheets are due to Dalewood signed by a parent/guardian on February 2021.
Updated on Friday, June 18, 2021.
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