Knowledge Initiatives



Knowledge Initiative Partners

  • Canadian Centre for Research on Literacy, University of Alberta
  • Canadian Child Care Federation
  • Canadian Council on Learning
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
  • Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development
  • Human Resources and Social Development Canada
  • Ontario Ministry of Education

Government, Industry and Strategic Partners

Industry Partners

  • ABC Canada Literacy Foundation
  • AutoSkill International Inc.
  • Avaaz Innovations Inc.
  • CIBC
  • Compudata Systems Inc.
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Edudata Canada
  • Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
  • Food Basics
  • Harcourt Canada Ltd.
  • Kodak Eastman
  • Phonak Canada
  • Phonic Ear
  • Pizza Pizza
  • Scholastic Canada Ltd.
  • SRA/McGraw-Hill Ryerson
  • TVOntario
  • Welch Allyn Medical Products Inc.

Federal Departments and Agencies

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Canadian Teachers' Federation
  • Human Resources and Social Development Canada
  • Industry Canada
  • National Literacy Secretariat
  • National Office of Literacy and Learning
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  • Networks of Centres of Excellence Canada
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Research Partners

  • Agence d'évaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en santé
  • Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
  • Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA)
  • Canadian Centre for Knowledge Mobilization (CCKM)
  • Canadian Centre for Research on Literacy
  • Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF)
  • Canadian Council on Learning
  • Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities (CIRLM)
  • Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy (CRISP)
  • Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development (CEECD)
  • Centre Éducatif Le Platinum
  • Centre for Family Literacy
  • Centre for Research in Human Development (CRDH)
  • Centre de Jour l'Éveil
  • Centre de recherché interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain
  • Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development
  • Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
  • Early Childhood Learning Knowledge Centre (ECLKC)
  • Eastern School District of Newfoundland
  • École Abbey-Landry
  • École Amirault
  • Edmonton Public Schools
  • Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ)
  • Fédération canadienne pour l'alphabétisation en français (FCAF)
  • Frontier College
  • Garderie La Floraison
  • Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Georgian Bay Metis Nation of Ontario
  • Government of Prince Edward Island
  • Greater Victoria School District
  • Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
  • Hanen Centre
  • Hincks Dellcrest Institute
  • Invest in Kids
  • Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital
  • John Caldwell School
  • Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, University of Provence
  • Lakefield Elementary School
  • Masonic Foundation of Ontario
  • Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative
  • New Brunswick Department of Education
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education
  • Ontario Early Years Challenge Fund
  • Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
  • Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
  • Owl Children's Trust
  • Peel District School Board
  • Peel-Halton-Dufferin Adult Learning Network
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Region of Peel Children's Services
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
  • Society for the Advancement of Excellence in Education (SAEE)
  • The Montreal Children's Hospital
  • The Read to Me! Program, Inc.
  • Toronto Chinese Community Association
  • Toronto Preschool Speech & Language Services (TPSLS)
  • TykeTALK
  • Waterloo Region District School Board
  • Waterloo Catholic District School Board

I was born with a hearing disability that no one has detected. If I don't get help early on, my speech and language development will be severely affected.

Early identification and treatment of biological impairments is critical to my cognitive and social development. My ability to learn speech and language depends on it.

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