Founded in 1963, the school services over 600 special needs students by creating an individualized and enriching environment. The students, from ages 4 to 21, present with a range of difficulties including intellectual disabilities, autism, and/or behavioural and emotional disturbances. There are currently approximately 140 students in the WOTP program.
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Book Review: PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder The PEERS curriculum is a 16-week program, clinically proven to improve social skills and social interactions among teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This program is aimed at higher functioning adolescents, focusing on skills related to making and keeping friends, […]
The McGill Connections Lab works towards bridging the gap between research and practice. According to their website: The Connections Lab is committed to improving the educational and psychological well-being of children and adolescents at-risk for academic problems. The goal is to provide seamless research-to-practice content and processes for school psychologists and teachers. We strive to […]
Educaloi: Teaching Legal Life Skills Éducaloi explains the law to Quebecers in everyday language. Workshops: A volunteer legal professional runs an interactive workshop in your classroom. Through debates, mock trials and more, students learn legal life skills and develop many competencies of the Quebec Education Program. Cost: free, depends on the availability of volunteer Guides: The guides […]
Voters in Training, organized by Élections Québec,is an educational activity which aligns with several parts of the Prework Training curriculum, and could be adapted to potentially correlate with parts of the ELA curriculum for both Prework Training and Training for a Semiskilled Trade. Register before September 15th to receive the materials required to hold a simulated election […]