Thank you so much for those of you who attending our An IEP Journey: Parent to Parent IEP Information Exchange February 2016!
As promised we have compiled the list of questions and provided answers to them. This document can be viewed here.
Do you have more questions about how an IEP works?
Please EMAIL us so we can add your questions to our working document!
**We have the webcast of Dr. Finn's presentation on MELS coding,
funding and how it relates to our students in the LBPSB.
Click HERE to view or click on the Webcasts link on the left! **
DO YOU NEED HELP PREPARING FOR YOUR NEXT IEP MEETING?
See the "IEP DOCUMENTS" Tab on the left!
Bill 101, Article 81 exceptions for being educated in English.
LOCAL LINKS of Interest
Lester B. Pearson Autism Centre for Excellence
LEARN Quebec - LEARN is an educational foundation supported in part by funding from the Quebec-Canada Entente for Minority Language Education that:
- offers e-learning services and support to all English school boards, private schools, community organizations and the private sector in rural and urban settings;
- supports and promotes pedagogical collaboration and innovation using information technology, and works to model best practices; and
- publishes quality learning materials to support educators who are implementing competency-based practices in the classroom.
Centre de Readaption de L'Ouest de Montreal - West Montreal Readaptation Centre - CROM
Les Services de Readaption du Sud-Ouest et du Renfort - SRSOR
West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped - WIAIH
The Abe Gold Learning & Research Centre
Clinique d’orthophonie de Montréal - The Montreal Speech Therapy Clinic
Montreal Families - Special Needs Section - LARGE LIST of Camps, Programs, Support Services
Camp Kennebec - a non-competitive inclusive summer residence camp for campers aged 7 and up, with a range of exceptionalities; including learning disabilities, ADD, ADHD, Autism, Aspergers, and social and behavioral difficulties.
Camera Roll Up - Theatre and Film Day Camp for Teenagers with Special Needs
Spectrum Productions - Creating opportunities for youth and young adults on the autism spectrum through video and media production *summer camp*
The Donald Berman Yaldei Developmental Center
Montreal Oral School
MAB - Mackay Rehabilitation Centre (MMRC)
Sensory Integration Resources from Come Unity
Exceptional Family Magazine
Autism Parenting Magazine
Fondation Quebecoise de la Maladie Coeliaque
Kettleby Valley Camp
Adaptive Skiing Resource Guide
Essential Guide to Travelling with a Medical Condition
Centre MDC - Multidisciplinary Centre - Harriet Greenstone Pyschologist and team
Collage Pediatric Therapy - A team of speech language pathologists, psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and behaviour therapists working together in a practive focused exlusively on children. Pointe Claire and Westmount
Physiomentum - Tom Lucas - 3872 Boul. St. Charles Suite 102 at Antoine Falcon in Pierrefonds
Liz Soroka - Lansdowne Tutoring Centre
Multisensory Reading Clinic - Ruth Tougas Laval 450-624-9948
Orton-Gillingham Instruction, Therapeutic Tutoring
Literacy Intervention and Remediation for Nonreaders and Struggling Readers
Therapie Kiddo Active Therapy 514-428-0123 Stephanie Swinburne
245E boul Saint Jean (in the Pointe Claire Plaza)
Clinique de l'Autisme Aspergers - Isabelle Henault, Catherine Pidgeon, Normand Giroux, Johanne Mainville
Dr. Caroline Zanni - 438-383-3233 email@example.com Assessment and Treatment of Children and young adults with cognitive disabilities and psychiatric disorders, Autism, Asperger's - offers social skills groups, RDI
Jessica Boisselle-Ladouceur Educational Psychologist 514-554-0199
Melanie Gotlieb Psychologist at PsySante Clinic in DDO 514-804-6393
Dr. Yaniv Elharrar West Island Therapy Centre
Dr. Harriet Greenstone Centre MDC 3675 Boul. des Sources 514-683-8791
Dr. Stella Benarroch Ultra Health Services Kirkland 514-839-9715
Dr. Marla Litvack 514-971-6153 Pierrefonds - specializing is assessments and anxiety
Dr. Shelley McColl or Dr. Chantal Ste. Marie - West Island Psychological Services - Sage Psy www.sagepsy.com
firstname.lastname@example.org Pointe Claire 514-505-4900
Dr. Caroline Zanni - 438-383-3233 - email@example.com
Dr. Andree-Anne Meilleur - firstname.lastname@example.org
Montreal Neuropsychology Centre Greene Avenue Westmount 514-932-6803
Dr. Elizabeth Shoiry 514-736-0793 DDO (ADHD, learning disabilities and ASD) email@example.com
Dr. Vicki Veroff - West Island Neuropsychology Centre 514-505-9462 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Mark Zoccolillo - Roper Clinic Westmount 514-937-8000 (need a referral)
Francesca Dansereau - 514-244-0050 she will travel to you or you can go to her clinic on Somerled in NDG
Cindy Coady www.autism-montreal.com 514-660-1714
Camelia Varga 514-502-6388 www.pro-autism.com
Shannon Kelly email@example.com
Alexandra Rothstein BCBA
Speech Language Pathologists
Alaina Benoit firstname.lastname@example.org - will travel to your home for assessments and therapy .
Works on Saturdays. In addition to oral language will also work on literacy skills (reading and writing).
Claudia Hogan - Lakeshore Speech Therapy 90 Morgan, suite #208 Baie d’Urfé 514-887-4187 email@example.com
Debbie Finkelberg - DDO - 514-676-1451 Debbie@speechandlanguage.org
Jennifer Benedik Ultra Health Services
Keren Ritter - firstname.lastname@example.org - Individual assessments and therapy as well as social skills groups for children on the Autism Spectrum
Laura Polomeno - Baie D'Urfe - 90 rue Morgan - 514-704-9243
Perl Greenfeld - Blocks Speech and Language Clinic - 514-712-5258 email@example.com
Ruth Mailhot - 514-528-6980
Stacey Eisenberg 514-862-6344 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Methe 514-457-6801 email@example.com
Stacey Knecht 514-472-0373 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Voice Box - Speech and Language Therapy Clinic
Auditory Processing Testing
Barbara Bond - Audiology West Island - works Tuesdays and Wednesdays 450-685-3850
Childrens Adaptive Programs Pointe Claire Pool- Aqua Percept, Adapted Gym and Swim, Adaptive Aquatics
Flyers All Starz Cheerleading Special Needs Team - Boys and Girls ages 5 - 16
Espace-Temps - Multi Disciplinary Clinic - Non Profit - neurotherapy, psychotherapy, animal assisted therapy
Making Waves Montreal - 1:1 Swimming Lessons for children with special needs
Club Ed Beaconsfield - Physical Activity and Social Skills Program
Canadian Association of Disabled Skiing
Children's Theatre - Starlight Players for Children and Teens with Autism or Asperger's
Brilliant Beginnings - Servicing children affected with Autism, PDD, Language Delays. Treatment: ABA Therapy, Speech Therapy, Social Skills Groups, Daycare and Preschool Shadows Home and Treatment Center Based in West Island and Laval.
Butterfly Education Centre - Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Center in the West-Island of Montreal. This center will cater to children, teenagers and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) or other related disorders, and behavior challenges.
Communicating with an Autistic Child - A parents Guide - Wise Old Owl Sayings
Parent Support Groups
ADHD Parent Support Group on Facebook - they meet monthly with wonderful speakers
ABA and Autism in Montreal on Facebook - online
Montreal Special Needs Families Support Group on Facebook - online though they do meet occasionally
WIAIH - West Island Support Groups - Daytime and Evening
Stores which feature educational products for those with special needs
FDMT - Educational Materials and Sensory Tools
InovAID - Innovative Products
Chartrand - Adapted bicycles, tricycles
Kid's Companions Chewelry
MELS DOCUMENT on Organization of Educational Services for At-Risk Students and Students With Handicaps, Social Maladjustments or Learning Difficulties
Autism Society of Canada
Autism Quebec - FQATED
Autism Canada Foundation
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
Williams Syndrome Association
The Whole Dyslexic Society
Non Verbal Learning Disorder
Canadian Fetal Alcohol Disorders Society - FASLink
Sensory Processing Disorder Canada
Centre for ADD / ADHD Canada
Prader-Willi Research Foundation Canada
Canadian Dyslexia Association
Model Me Kids - Social Skills Training and Videos
Autism Awareness Centre
Learning Disabilities and ADHD Online
Geneva Centre for Autism
Teach 2 Talk
Do 2 Learn - PECS and more
Les Pictogrammes - PECS website en francais !
Educate Montreal - Consulting Service to help you navigate the school system
“A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users” offers plenty of valuable information such as:
You can view the full guide below:
- Understanding areas of most concern or particular difficulties frequently experienced by wheelchair users in their own homes.
- A comprehensive checklist, which includes standards and recommendations, covering all areas of a home (kitchen, bathroom, stairways, etc.) and aimed at improving the overall comfort and safety for those in a wheelchair.
- Tips and advice on basic wheelchair checks and the importance of regular maintenance.
- Advice on manoeuvring, both inside the house as well as in outside areas and access points, to prevent injuries and accidents.
- Other helpful resources, downloads, and further information to help maintain a safe and wheelchair-friendly home environment.
A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users
Guardian Angel Foods - Guardian Angel Foods produces allergy-friendly cakes, cookies, muffins and bread without peanuts, nuts, dairy, sesame or eggs.
Technology Resources Section - apps , computer programs, DVDs
Model Me Kids DVDs - social skill training through peer modelling DVDs and workbooks. I can do it, Time for School, Model Me Conversation Cues, Model me Friendship, Model me Confidence and Bullying Prevention and more...
AutisMate App allows you to add your own pictures, videos and voice recordings to the app. The goal: to create visual scenes that help promote social skills and communication
** Please note that SNAC does not endorse any one of the links above.
They are listed here for informational purposes only.
Should you have any other links you would like us to add please feel free to contact us. **