With his engaging presentation style, weaving together research, compelling stories, and humour, Dr. Todd Cunningham has empowered thousands of educators to optimize the education of individuals who learn differently in their classrooms. Dr. Cunningham is a clinical and school psychologist, Assistant Professor (teaching stream) at the University of Toronto, provider of psychological services through his private practice, and is on the Board of Directors of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psychology Department at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Toronto.
Cunningham's innovative research investigates the integration of assistive technology and learning strategies for children with learning difficulties due to a variety of reasons. A sought after public speaker and consultant, Dr. Cunningham has shared his expertise with parents, students, educators, school boards, and other professionals across Canada. In addition to hundreds of workshops, Dr. Cunningham has guest lectured at universities, given keynote addresses, presented at educational and research conferences, and appeared several times on the CBC. Dr. Cunningham was awarded a Bell “Let’s Talk” mental health grant to provide academic intervention support to Northern Ontario communities through telepsychology.