MONTREAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE INTELLECTUALLY HANDICAPPED (MAIH)

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

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An Extended Spring Break Weekend

SPRING BREAK CAMP, WEEKEND RESPITE CARE, LONG TERM RESPITE CARE (MORE THAN 48 H)

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 years

Availabilities: Open registration period

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A Surprise Theme!

An extended weekend filled with outdoor activities and moments of bonding and closeness with friends: tube-sliding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, campfires, etc. Discover the weekend’s theme upon your arrival, a weekend of fun is guaranteed!

Cost: $315

Place: Centre Notre-Dame-de-Fatima

Conditions of registrations:
· Program reserved for 18 years and more
· The participant has to be a member in good standing of the AMDI
· The person must be autonomous in the acts of the everyday life with or without verbal reminders
· The person has to be capable of expressing its needs

Weekends in the Country

WEEKEND RESPITE CARE

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 years

Availabilities: Places available

Details

Join us at this barrier free setting for a weekend of activities designed to wake us up to spring: archery, fishing, pétanque and other group sports. Both the activities and the staff-camper ratio have been adjusted to make this a weekend truly accessible to everyone.

Cost: $245

Place: Base de plein air Bon départ (new site)

Conditions of registrations:
· Program reserved for 18 years and more
· The participant has to be a member in good standing of the AMDI
· The person must be autonomous in the acts of the everyday life with or without verbal reminders
· The person has to be capable of expressing its needs

Special : Springtime Clean-up weekend

WEEKEND RESPITE CARE

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 / 0 years

Availabilities: Sign up to the waiting list

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Special : Springtime Clean-up

Join us for an extraordinary weekend of participating in the springtime clean-up of the grounds of the St. Urbain Family Camp! 

The usual MAIH weekend camp schedule and staff-camper ratio have both been adapted in order to allow our group to benefit as much as possible from opportunities for socializing with other groups and people participating in the clean-up.

The wide variety of tasks, the sense of pride that stems from a job well done, and all of the fun moments in store for you will make this socially inclusive weekend truly memorable!

Cost: $105

Place: St. Urbain Family Camp

Conditions of registrations:
· Program reserved for 18 years and more
· The participant has to be a member in good standing of the AMDI
· The person must be autonomous in the acts of the everyday life with or without verbal reminders
· The person has to be capable of expressing its needs

The participants must be capable of demonstrating an exemplary behavior as for the respect for the instructions.

LA LICORNE RIDING SCHOOL CAMP weekend

WEEKEND RESPITE CARE

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 / 0 years

Availabilities: Places available

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LA LICORNE RIDING SCHOOL CAMP

Come with us for the weekend and experience the benefits of equine therapy, widely recognized as helpful in developing communication and social skills. You will take beginner level riding lessons and will learn the rudiments of equine care: grooming, feeding, and equestrian games and all sorts of other fun with Cathou and her friendly staff!

Cost: $365

Place: Sainte-Croix-de-Lotbinière (50km before Québec City)

Conditions of registrations:
· Program reserved for 18 years and more
· The participant has to be a member in good standing of the AMDI
· The person must be autonomous in the acts of the everyday life with or without verbal reminders
· The person has to be capable of expressing its needs

The participants must be capable of demonstrating an exemplary behavior as for the respect for the instructions.

Summer Camp

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

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-75 years

Availabilities: Sign up to the waiting list

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Summer Camp

SUMMER CAMP, LONG TERM RESPITE CARE (MORE THAN 48 H)
August 4, 2019 to August 11, 2019

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 years

Availabilities: Sign up to the waiting list

Details

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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

Details

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WEEKENDS CAMPING

WEEKEND RESPITE CARE

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 years

Availabilities: Open registration period

Details

Come and enjoy a weekend in the great outdoors! Experience camping with a two night stay in the woods!
Activities include swimming, boating, camp fires, sleeping in tents (materials included).
Bring your sleeping bag and a smile!

Place: Accès Plein-Air
Cost: $200Description en anglais

WEEKENDS

WEEKEND RESPITE CARE
August 9, 2019 to August 11, 2019

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-65 years

Availabilities: Open registration period

Details


Come and enjoy an unforgettable weekend at the Village Des Jeunes - Plein Air Lanaudia! This is a chance for you to socialize and experience a multitude of outdoor activities: swimming, boating, aquatic zip lining, obstacle courses in the woods, camp fires and team games - all this with an emphasis on group bonding: fun guaranteed!


Place: Plein air Lanaudia- Village des jeunes
Cost: $215

summer camp

SUMMER CAMP, LONG TERM RESPITE CARE (MORE THAN 48 H)
July 21, 2019 to July 28, 2019

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-40 / 18-40 years

Availabilities: Open registration period

Details

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summer camp

SUMMER CAMP, LONG TERM RESPITE CARE (MORE THAN 48 H)
August 4, 2019 to August 11, 2019

Types of Disabilities: Mental disability

Age: 18-40 years

Availabilities: Open registration period

Details

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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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