Autism and Art in the Laurentians (AAL)
Laurentian Regional High School
AAL is a free art and social program for anglophone teens and young adults on the autism spectrum who live in the Laurentians.
448 Argenteuil, Lachute
Quebec J8H 1W9
Tel: 450-562-8571 Ext.8449 Contact: Melanie Bujold
Centre for the Arts and Human Development (CAHD)
Is an educational, clinical and research centre serving adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The program uses four types of creative arts therapies – art, drama, music and dance/movement – to promote autonomy, improve self-confidence and social skills, and enhance overall quality of life for its participants CAHD is under the Department of Creative Arts Therapies in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University.
7079 Terrebonne Avenue
Montreal, Quebec H4B 2B4
Tel:514-848-2424, ext 8619 Contact: Lenore Vosberg
I Can Dream Theatre
A charitable community organization that provides adults with special needs opportunities to develop their talents in the performing arts, specifically in the areas of acting, singing, dancing and playing musical instruments.
Facebook: I Can Dream Theatre – Montreal
Kirstein, Ali, Drama Therapist
Using drama therapy, works with children and families with varying needs including special needs ie. social issues, physical disabilities, emotional difficulties, eating disorders, depression. Provides another avenue for communicating issues.
4865 de Maisonneuve West
Montreal, Quebec H3Z 2M9
Les Muses : Centre des Arts de la Scène
This art school offers professional training in theatre, dance and song to artists living with disabilities (intellectual, pervasive developmental disorder, autism, physical or sensory). The program provides a professional and social setting that leads to integration of advanced students and graduates into the artistic milieu.
5017, Saint-Hubert, bureau 317
Montreal, Quebec H2J 2X9
Tel:514-350-8060 ext. 8834
Montreal Therapy Centre
Serving people of all ages.
Queen Elizabeth Health Complex, 2100 Marlowe, Suite 539
Montreal, Quebec H4A 3L5
Temple Art Hive
Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom
An inclusive art initiative where people of all ages and abilities can do art.
4100 Sherbrooke Street West
Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A5
The Children's Theatre
Acting classes for cognitively high functioning children and adolescents with autism or social challenges. No acting experience necessary.
Studio address: 6224 Godfrey Ave., Montreal, Quebec H4B 1K3
Mailing address: Montreal Children’s Theatre, 24 Stonecrest, Hudson, Quebec J0P 1H0
Creating opportunities for youth and young adults with autism through video and media productions. They offer five programs to their participants:
- Summer day camp for all ages.
- After school program - weekly two-hour sessions during the school year, where participants explore their creative interests through video production.
- Saturday morning cartoons - creating cartoons, stop-motion animations and small productions.
- Social club – meets on Friday nights, cooks supper and social activities.
- Youth social club - Specifically for youth 8 – 14 and runs approximately twice a month on Saturday from 1-4 pm. Uses the framework from the Friday social club.
- Production Club - Production Club is aimed at giving young filmmakers experience working with industry-standard equipment while advancing their understanding about camera, lighting, sound, directing and editing.
5445 Gaspe Avenue, local 415
Montreal, Quebec H2T 3B2
VSAQ Visions sur l’Art Quebec
Promote the development of creativity and artistic talents in people with special needs and the integration of these artists into Quebec’s artistic community.
Studio address: 7005, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H4B 1T3
Mailing address: 6560 Viau Montréal, Québec H1T 2Y7
Tel:514-527-4527 ext. 2261