Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Association Québécoise pour enfants avec des problems auditifs

aqepaMutual support meetings; Courses for parents; Referrals to specialists and others; Telephone support line; Twinning of parents; Organizing family weekends; Early reading stimulation program: Le Plaisir de lire; Quebec-wide awareness-building campaign; Information sessions, conferences and conventions; Identification, early fitting and rehabilitation; Social integration to allow the child to become a full member of society; Recognizing the right of parents and their children to be part of the decision-making process as it relates to them.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Information and family support
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Not-for-profit organization
Geographic Focus: Québec
Language: French
Purpose: Promote and develop all services necessary for socially integrating deaf or hard-of-hearing youth; provide information and support for parents of these children; be respectful of the parents' right to choose, whatever their means.
Date reviewed: September 2014
Website: http://www.aqepa.org/