Systemic Initiative: Accommodation of Students with Reading Disabilities

March 21, 2022 -- The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (the Commission) is working on a systemic initiative regarding the Rights of Students with Reading Disabilities. The Commission is studying how children with reading disabilities, including dyslexia, experience and receive accommodations in Kindergarten to Grade 12 classrooms.

As part of this systemic initiative, the Commission has prepared surveys for stakeholders with personal or professional experience.

One survey is designed for students/families who have lived experience with system navigation, accommodation, and other aspects of learning to read in the context of reading disabilities.

March Out Racism

MARCH 14, 2022 -- March 21st is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the issues of racism (personal and systemic), oppression, bias, white privilege, colonization, racial inequity/injustice, and truth and reconciliation. Canada was one of the first countries to support the UN initiative and launched its first annual campaign against racial discrimination in 1989.