Celebrating inclusive communities | Célébrons nos communautés inclusives

SPECIFICALLY AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD),PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENT DISORDERS (PDD)

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  • Creating a Home Atmosphere of Solitude to Help Cope with Adult Autism
  • When My Son With Autism Melts Down, Here’s What I Do
  • Breaking Free of Addiction When You Have a Disability
 
Specifically Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asd), Pervasive Development Disorders (Pdd)

ABC Solutions Inc.

Provide behavioural and integration services for children aged 18 months to 18 years old with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), developmental delays, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities and behavioural issues. They also offer educational services in the areas of tutoring, remediation and exam preparation. In addition, they provide tools and resources to daycares, schools, parents, and family members.

Tel: 514-316-8312
Email: info@solutionsabc.ca
Website: www.solutionsabc.ca

Agoo Children’s Health & Wellness Center

A health center which also offers family and school services for children between the ages of 0 and 18. The services include support, intervention-skills training, prevention, evaluation and therapy.

3230, boul. Curé-Labelle, #305, Laval, Quebec H7P 0H9
Tel: 450-687-6888

Email: info@agoomd.com
Website: www.agoomd.com

ASD Montreal

Centre-based programming and instruction for children with Autism.

2360 Notre Dame Street West, #207, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1N4
Tel: 514-484-9996

Email: asdmontreal@goldlearningcentre.com
Website: www.asdmontreal.com

Asperger Syndrome Support Group

Family and sibling support groups.

Contact: Lise Sandstrom
Tel: 514-229-2526
Email: aspergergroup@bell.net

Autisme Montreal (formerly known as Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Montreal) (ATEDM)

Services include:

  • A documentation centre that loans books and videos and sells documents for the price of the photocopies
  • A babysitting/shadowing service
  • A weekend respite service at La Maisonnette;
  • Group outings for people living with high-functioning autism
  • Summer day camps for children, teenagers and adults
  • Residential camps during school breaks
  • Specialized swimming lessons

4450 Saint-Hubert, Suite 320, Montreal, Quebec H2J 2W9
Tel: 514-524-6114

Email: accueil@autisme-montreal.com
Website: www.autism-montreal.com

Autisme Sans Limites

A recreational and educational ecosystem that meets the needs of young and high-functioning autistic adults.

BP 150 Rue Atwater, CP72109, Montreal, Quebec H3J 2Z6
Tel: 514-966-5685
Website: www.autismesanslimites.org/en/

Autism Society - Laurentides

Serves the Laurentian region of Quebec, offering support, advocacy, programs and respite for individuals with ASD or other developmental disabilities.

474 Laviolette Street, Saint-Jérôme, Quebec J7Y 2T7
Tel: 450-569-1794

Email: info@autismelaurentides.org
Website: www.autismelaurentides.org

 Autism Speaks Canada

Committed to supporting research and services across Canada. Raising public awareness to encourage inclusion, and collaborates with other organizations.

2450 Victoria Park Avenue, Unit 120, North York, Ontario M2J 4A2
Tel: 1-888-362-6227 ext. 205 (Quebec)

Email: ascQC@autismspeakscan.ca
Website: www.autismspeaks.ca

Behaviour Support Partnerships

Provides ABA program which includes direct work with children with Autism and other developmental disorders, as well as parent training.

5170 West Hill, Montreal, Quebec, H4V 2W7
Tel: 514-998-6132
Contact: Sasha Zalob M.A., BCBA

Email: sasha@sashadzalob.com
Website: http://www.sashadzalob.com/en

Big Blue Hug

Visual communication strategy called “picture talking” used to communicate with autistic children and children delayed in language, social, and cognitive skills. Early intervention program ages 2 and up; no formal diagnosis needed to start; complements other therapies. Beautiful glass painted art created by Ellis, who has autism, spreads awareness about autism and the joy of communication.

6800 Darlington Avenue, Suite 003, Montreal, Quebec H3S 2K1
Tel/Fax: 514-238-2402
Contact: Jason Goldsmith

Email: jgoldsmith@thebigbluehug.com
Website: www.thebigbluehug.com

Blue light Adult Program

A full-time day program for adults with intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder. Their special needs program is designed to help an adult with a developmental disability acquire the necessary skills to integrate and participate in society to their fullest potential.

Programs:

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Stress management
  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Use of public transport
  • Social skills
  • Autonomy development: health and hygiene, nutrition and physical education
  • Sexuality and anatomy
  • Computer technology skills
  • Work integration program (1 or 2 times per month)

2950 Rue Edmond, Kirkland, QC H9H 5J5 –Office
Tel: 581-7641

Email: info@bluelightprogram.com
Website: www.bluelightprogram.com

Boisselle-Ladouceur, Jessica (M.Sc.) - Psychoeducator

Services for children with difficulties related to anxiety, behaviour, socialization, self-esteem. Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. Runs social skills groups for children aged 4 -12. Support services offered to daycare centres.

486 Rue Chicoine, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec J7V 7E4
Tel: 514-554-0199

E-mail: info@JBLeducation.org
Website: www.JBLeducation.org

Butterfly Education Center

Uses the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis ABA. They treat children, teens and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), or other related disorders, individually and in groups.

2113 St. Regis, Suite 240, D.D.O., QC, H9B 2M9
Tel: 514-704-7106

Email: anna@butterflyedcenter.com
Website: www.butterflyedcenter.com

Brilliant Beginnings

Offers ABA, speech, and occupational therapy to children from 18 months to 18 years with Autism and/or Pervasive Developmental Disorders. They provide home, daycare, schoolbased services in the west island.

They have 3 locations:

Ville St-Laurent Centre – 1500 Rue Morin, Suite 200, Ville St Laurent, Quebec H4L 5M7

Laval Centre - 3505 Boul. St Martin O., Suite 205, Laval, Quebec H7T 1A2

Vaudreuil- Dorion – 176 Harwood Blvd, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec J7V 1Y2

Tel: 514-708-5437
Email: info@brilliant-beginnings.com
Website: www.brilliant-beginnings.org

Clinic for Consultation, Intervention and Training in Autism (CCIFA)| Clinique de Consultation, Intervention et Formation en Autisme (CCIFA)

Private clinic, offering services for children, adolescents and adults on the Autism Spectrum (autism, PDDNOS), their families and the community. They also offer services to school-age children who present developmental delays (communication, language, social interactions, cognitive) and behaviour problems (attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity, impulsivity, anxiety, aggression, etc.)

370 Nobert Blvd Suite 160, Longueuil, Quebec J4J 2Z3
Tel: 450-396-6496

Email: info@ccifa-ted.com
Website: www.ccifa-ted.com/english/

Coady, Cindy M.A.

Working with parents to improve quality of life for their autistic child and family using RDI.

Tel: 514-660-1714
Email: info@autism-montreal.com
Website: www.autism-montreal.com

De Kimpe, Violaine Ph.D., Psychologist

Private practice specializing in children with ASD. Assessments for children with ASD (ADOS, Vineland, ADI, etc.), consultation in daycares and schools, parent training, and functional communication stimulation through PECS and play. Services provided both in French and English to families.

4368 King-Edward Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H4B 2H5
Tel: 514-756-5544
Email: violaine.dekimpe@sympatico.ca

Douglas Mental Health University Institute

The Child Psychiatry Program is located in the Bond Pavilion at the Douglas Institute, offers a range of bilingual services to youth aged 0 to 17 years and their families. They service children with behaviour problems and pervasive development disorder (PDD). All requests to evaluate or treat a child under the age of 18 must first go to the Youth Mental Health Team of your CSSS. The professional team at the CSSS will evaluate the level of services required for the child and recommend the most appropriate resources to respond to his needs.

6875 LaSalle Blvd, Verdun, Quebec H4H 1R3
Tel: 514-761-6131,
Website:www.douglas.qc.ca/section/child-and-adolescent-psychiatry-141?locale=en

Le Parapluie Bleu

A bilingual multidisciplinary therapy centre offering research-based therapy services for children and adolescents with Autism, Language delays, ADD, ADHD, behaviour issues and cognitive skills issues. Therapists see children and their families at the center or at the child’s school.

4760 Blvd. Samson, Laval Québec H7W 2H7
Tel: 450-314-4904

E-mail: info@parapluiebleu.ca
Website : www.parapluiebleu.ca

Miriam Home and Services Head office

They ensure the best care and support for people living with Autism Spectrum Disorders and developmental disabilities Under the Miriam Home and Services umbrella are a number of programs and services; children and adolescent, community integration programs for adults 21 years and older, Lori Black Community Centre, Miriam Foundation programs for adults 21 years and older, rehabilitation, residential integration services for children and adults, and work integration programs for adults 21 years and older.

8160 Royden Rd., Town of Mount Royal, Quebec H4P 2T2
Tel: 514-345-0210
Website: www.centremiriam.ca

Lori Black Community Centre

Houses the administrative offices of the CRDITED Miriam as well as their day and evening programs.

Miriam Foundation

The Foundation supports rehabilitative, vocational and residential services and programs that foster increased socialization and community integration for children and adults. Under the Foundation umbrella are four programs and services; Community homes – Association Lou Greenberg Miriam, CRDITED Centre, Gold Centre, and See Things My Way, centre for innovation (STMW).

  1. The association owns and manages community adapted homes for its Clients.
  2. The CRDITED Centre provides rehabilitation and residential services as well as community and work integration to children and adults.
  3. The Gold Centre has six services and programs; Abili-T program, Trampoline  program, The Gold Learning & Research Centre, The Azrieli Adult Leisure programs,  Materia Tech service and Ready Willing & Able,
  4. The STMW Centre for Innovation intends to launch and/or facilitate pilot models related to: diagnosis services for autism and intellectual disabilities, early intervention for pre-school children, specialized classrooms for schoolage children, post-secondary integration program for employment and community, long-term community residences and medical/dental services.

3.1) Abili-T  program supports young children by providing highly individualized,1:1 services based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).
3.2) The Trampoline  program provides specialized intervention to young children using the TEACCH model (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication ((speech and language) Handicapped Children), as well as other recognized approaches.
3.3) The Gold Learning & Research Centre/Autism Central  is a bilingual training and resource centre that develops training programs, conferences, workshops. It is a web-based portal of information and resources on autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities for professionals, paraprofessionals and parents.
3.4) Azrieli Adult Leisure  programs offers numerous recreation and leisure activities.
3.5) Materia Tech  is a bilingual educational resource bank of over 9,000 pieces of material. Organizations, professionals and families have access to this resource that reduce the burden of both financial and human resources that can be spent on the purchase and creation of these materials.
3.6) Ready Willing & Able  is designed to increase employment participation of people with intellectual disabilities. Call 514-345-8330 ext 123 for more information.

8000 Boulevard Décarie, bureau 620, Montréal, Quebec H4P 2S4
Tel: 514-345-1300

Email: info@miriamfoundation.ca
Website: www.miriamfoundation.ca

McGill University PoP Lab | McGill School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Studying language and cognitive development in children with autism spectrum disorders to better understand individual differences and to identify ways to facilitate learning.

2001 McGill College, Suite 835, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1G1
Tel: 514-398-6895

Email: scsd@mcgill.ca
Website: poplab.mcgill.ca

Montreal Autism Centre Queen Elizabeth Health Complex

Specialises in the psychological assessment and treatment of assess individuals of all ages with autism.

2100 Marlowe Avenue, Suite 27, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3L5
Tel: 514-369-2688

Email: info@autismcentre.org
Website: www.autismcentre.org

Montreal Children's Hospital

The Child Development Program has an Autism Spectrum Disorders program which provides diagnostic services for children of all ages who are suspected of having autism. It includes a pre-school clinic, and a school-age and adolescent clinic A psychopharmacological consultation service is also available.

1001 Decarie Blvd., Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1
Tel: 514-412-4400
Website: www.thechildren.com

Pama Foundation

Provides financial aid for therapy or equipment. Organizes activities designed to fit the needs of people with ASD, such as sensory-friendly Santa Day and Family Movie Day.

Email: info@pamafoundation.org
Web: www.pamafoundation.org

ProAutism

The clinic specializes in RDI©, a program which emphasizes a family approach to Autism Spectrum Disorders, and PDD. At Clinic #2 therapeutic principles are applied at home and school and by other professionals such as psychologists, occupational therapists and speech therapists.

5250 Ferrier Street, Suite 801, Montreal, Quebec H4P 1L4
Tel: 514-591-2020 • Fax: 514-748-2340

Email: proautism.camelia@yahoo.com
Website: www.pro-autism.com

Quebec Federation of Autism

Organization promoting community awareness and rights of autistic individuals.

3396 Jean Talon St E, Montreal, QC H2A 1W8
Tel: 514-270-7386

Email: info@autisme.qc.ca
Website: www.autisme.qc.ca

Reisinger, Lisa, PhD

Provides autism assessment as well as individual intervention and counselling, and family counselling.

Psychologist, West Island Private Psychology Services
231 Elm, Beaconsfield, Quebec H9W 2E2
Tel: 514-293-4463

Speaking Autism (formerly Autism Clinic for Intervention and Consultation [CICA Montreal])

Provides couching services to families and individuals with autism.

Linda Mastroianni
Tel: 514-886-3190

Email:lmastroianni@videotron.ca
Website: www.speakingautism.ca /

Speech Language Fun

Bilingual private speech and language therapy practice serving children and adults with ASD.

5660 Monkland Ave, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1E4
Tel: 514-941-1010

Email: Stephanie@speechlanguagefun.com
Website: www.speechlanguagefun.com

Ultra-Health Services | South West One Medical Centre

They are a multidisciplinary team that offers bilingual services (assessment, treatment, and consultation) in both speech-language pathology and psychology for people with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Benarroch is able to begin the diagnostic process at 18 months of age.

Contact: Dr. Stella Benarroch, psychologist, Jennifer Benedik, Speech-Language Pathologist
175 Stillview Avenue, Suite 230, Pointe Claire, Quebec H9R 4R8
Tel: 514-839-9715

Email: contact@ultrahealthservices.com
Website: www.ultrahealthservices.com