MONTREAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE INTELLECTUALLY HANDICAPPED (MAIH)

633, boul Crémazie Est
bureau 100
Montréal (Quebec) H2M 1L9

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Services

An Extended Spring Break Weekend

LONG TERM RESPITE CARE (MORE THAN 48 H)

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 years

Availabilities: Open registration period

Summer camps

SUMMER CAMP, LONG TERM RESPITE CARE (MORE THAN 48 H)

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 years

Availabilities: Sign up to the waiting list

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GENERAL DETAILS OF OUR SERVICES


Membership Info:

1. GENERAL CRITERIA FOR ADMISSIBILITY

• The participant must be a member in good standing of the MAIH.

• Annual fees are $22 for individual members and $28 for a family membership.

• The member must meet the specific eligibility criteria for each program

2. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

• To join the Association prior to registration, a meeting is mandatory with a coordinator in order to assess the needs of the new member.

• During the registration period, the MAIH has a first-come first-served policy.

• Complete the registration form when requested by the Member Services Coordinator.

Eligibility Criteria:

We offer services to residants of the greater Montreal area.

Description of Services Offered:

We offer services for:

  • Family Support
  • Learning to be Independant
  • Raising Awareness
  • Associative Culture

About the organization


Our Vision

That every individual with an intellectual disability be recognized as a rightful member of our society.

Our Mission

To promote the social participation of people with intellectual disabilities and to offer support services to their families.

Our Approach

To achieve our mission we value the empowerment of our members and the fostering of their independance, on an individual and on a collective basis

BY people with an intellectual disability and their families
WITH society
FOR people with an intellectual disability

Our Areas of Intervention

The family

  • Starting from their experiences and their needs
  • Providing information and support
  • Creating opportunities for the sharing of common experiences and for mutual support
  • Supporting their active involvement

The person with an intellectual disability

  • Starting from their experiences and their needs
  • Reinforcing their skills and abilities
  • Facilitating their social participation
  • Encouraging their civic involvement

The community

  • Educating about intellectual disability
  • Creating  opportunities for contact between the intellectually handicapped and the public
  • Sparking  interest in encouraging and supporting the social inclusion of the intellectually handicapped

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