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Stage Spotlight on…Sylvain at MakerSpace North

Sometimes a work placement opportunity comes up that is so interesting and different, it’s hard to pass up. This is what happened to Sylvain at D’Arcy McGee High School in Gatineau.

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Summit School Stages

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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Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Workplace

Youth with disabilities face significant challenges as they prepare for the transition from secondary education to adult employment. In Quebec, adults (15-64 years old) with developmental disabilities have the lowest employment rates compared to people with any other type of disability (Deslauriers, 2017). Furthermore, recent data also suggests that the unemployment rate may be higher […]

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