2019-2020 Annual Report – Chaire DITC UQAM

Please click on the link to open the 2019-2020 annual report of the Chaire DITC (UQAM). Note that it is only available in French

2019-2020 annual report of the Chaire DITC (UQAM)

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Thank you Dr. Barakett

(in french only) C’est avec beaucoup de tristesse que mon équipe et moi-même avons appris, il y a quelques mois, le décès de Dr William Barakett, C.M., président de la Fondation Butters et grand promoteur de la qualité de vie des personnes marginalisées. Je veux lui rendre hommage, mais je sais que les mots ne pourront exprimer toute la […]

Creating Winning Conditions for the Child, School & Family

  1% of school-aged children in Canada are diagnosed with autism . Early Intervention before the age of 6 has been proven to minimize the lifelong impacts of autism (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) on a person, as it tackles the challenges at a formative stage of life. Quebec’s public and private sectors have mobilized to provide better access to […]

The UQAM Foundation Honors the Butters Foundation for its Contribution to the UQAM Chair in Intellectual Disability

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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, on […]

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 of years, which evaluation […]

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 with a research & development component that had 2 levels. The first […]