Special Needs

Special Needs


MPT offers year-round programs for students with special-needs. Whether you need to work on your Math, Science, and English or looking for a supportive learning environment our team is ready to help. We do not only teach academic skills but work with you on exploring new opportunities and techniques to leverage your educational experience and help you aspire to your full potential! Our programs include Math Plus Junior, High School Prep, College Prep and  STEPS; a Day program for young adults with special-needs. More information about STEPS are listed further down the page.


Here's what to expect from our team

  • We will invite you for a consultation meeting and ask you to bring along any school based or external assessments (IEP, psychological assessment etc) 
  • We will conduct an assessment with the child based on your application and the information we gathered during the consultation
  • We will develop a plan for your child’s learning strategies based on the student's areas of need/strengths and his/her learning style.
  • We will work with you and your child on implementing this plan.
  • With your consent we will work with your child's school and other service providers to harmonize her/his learning across the board
  • We will also work on facilitating your child’s transition from elementary to high school and from high school to post-secondary education


Here's what our program offers

  • Comprehensive assessment,
  • Determination of your learning style(s),
  • Development of a learning strategy,
  • Education on how to use your own devices as assistive devices for learning, and
  • Technological advantages  (iPad, E-reader, Wii, sensory motor materials). 
If your child does not have a specific diagnosis provided by a professional practitioner, we will encourage you to get one based on the observations made by our resource team. Please keep in mind that our team members have long experience in working with special-needs students. However, we reserve the right to decline providing services to your child if the type of service falls outside our scope and expertise.

Stimulating Training Empowering Personal Success (STEPS)

"The best part was that Math Plus Tutors takes the students step by step until they understand perfectly. It is a great experience." Maisaa; Care-giver STEPS one-on-one
Introducing STEPS; a new day program for young adults with special-needs. STEPS empowers participants to live independently, and have satisfying and productive lives. STEPS is offered three days a week (9am-3pm). STEPS is a skill based program.  Among STEPS advantages; our instructors speak many languages including Arabic, French, Hindi and Urdu, small group quiet setting, fully accessible location, and small instructor-to-participant ratio. Program fees are $75 per day including a healthy lunch. Fees are Developmental Services Ontario Passport funding eligible. For more information on STEPS click here to download program brochure.

STEPS For The Workplace

STEPS for the workplace is a focused version of STEPS for young adults with special-needs looking into joining the work force. In addition to working on literacy, clients will work on a number of vocational skills to prepare them for the workplace. For more information click here.

We believe that each child is unique and so is his/her learning style. We will work with each child to explore the best methods of learning. We will build on the work done by other service providers and endeavour to make his/her learning experience enjoyable and fruitful.