The NEXUS Project

The NEXUS Project: Evaluation of a Programme Targeting Clients under the age of 21 with Anti-social Behaviors Under the direction of Dr. Diane Morin of UQAM, this R & D project is based upon a model developed by the University of Oregon for clients with normal IQs. Our public rehab partner has introduced this model into their service system, … [Read more...]

Research on Evaluation & Intervention of Behavioral Issues w/ Pre-School age Children with an Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder

In 2013, the UQAM Research Group launched a research and development project with the public rehab network targeting children aged 2 to 7 with behavioral issues. The Butters Foundation as well as the Ministry of Health of Quebec provided $650,000 for the implementation of this important project. The objective was to determine, over a certain number … [Read more...]

Maison Lily Butters: A Therapeutic Clinic for Clients w/ Severe Behavioral issues

In 2008, Butters Homes, our sister organization, constructed a state-of-the-art therapeutic facility for intellectually disabled or autistic adolescents & young adults, with severe behavioral problems, in St-Hyacinthe, (see above). This $2 million dollar facility, operated by the foundation’s public rehab partner in Eastern Montérégie, opened … [Read more...]