Press room

  • CALL FOR PROPOSALS: RESEARCH WORKSHOPS ON CHILD WELL-BEING

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS: RESEARCH WORKSHOPS ON CHILD WELL-BEING

    In partnership with the See Things My Way Centre for Innovation in Autism and Intellectual Disabilities and the Miriam Foundation, CIFAR invites proposals for innovative inter-disciplinary workshops that bridge the clinical and social sciences to synthesize current knowledge and generate new research directions for diagnosis and intervention.

  • Join us in an urgent call to the premier of Quebec and elected officials to increase funding for autism NOW!

    Join us in an urgent call to the premier of Quebec and elected officials to increase funding for autism NOW!

    Like you, we are troubled by the consequences of the underfinancing of support to families affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Quebec. This unfortunate situation affects children, teenagers, adults and their immediate family members. The Miriam Foundation, whose mission is to enable children with ASD or intellectual disabilities (ID) to lead fulfilling lives, needs your assistance to persuade the Government of Quebec to direct more funds to autism as quickly as possible.

  • L`EXPRESS PRINTEMPS 2016, NUMÉRO 9 has published an article on the See Things My Way Assessment Services (french only).

  • 2016 Ontario Budget

    2016 Ontario Budget

    Autism Services: The government is investing $333 million over five years to redesign and consolidate autism services in Ontario so that more children and youth receive critical interventions sooner and achieve improved outcomes through services that are better matched to their needs.

  • Quebec’s Autism Forum: A Step in the Right Direction

    Quebec’s Autism Forum: A Step in the Right Direction

    Montreal, Quebec, February 12, 2016: Over the last two days, representatives from the Miriam Foundation participated in Quebec’s first forum on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). The forum was an opportunity to identify objectives for improving services for people with ASD, to set out priorities for better meeting the needs of individuals and families, and to work toward agreeing on a unified vision to mobilize partners in developing integrated service networks. Eight themes were discussed: evaluation and diagnosis, early childhood, youth and adolescence, adulthood, family, residence, uniqueness and complexity, and research and knowledge sharing. In each of these themes, priorities were established.

  • Autism and Intellectual Disabilities: Much-needed Help for Families in Quebec