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AQPA - Association québécoise des personnes aphasiques

This organization receives funding from L'Appui

Introduction

Provide people with aphasia with a place to connect and with support that fosters their fulfillment and their social integration.
Provide people with aphasia with new forms of activity that will permit them to lead an active life and be full citizens.
Provide information on the services and resources available. Raise the awareness of authorities and the public about the needs of people with aphasia.
Provide support to loved ones of people with aphasia.

Contact

  • Address: 4450, rue Saint-Hubert, bureau 425 Montréal H2J 2W9
  • Phone: 514-277-5678
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: http://www.aphasie.ca
  • Areas covered: Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Anjou, Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Lachine, LaSalle, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Le Sud-Ouest, L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève, Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montréal-Nord, Outremont, Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie, Saint-Laurent, Saint-Léonard, Verdun, Ville-Marie, Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, Montréal-Est, Mont-Royal, Westmount, Côte-St-Luc, Hampstead, Montréal-Ouest, Dorval, L’île Dorval, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Pointe-Claire, Kirkland, Beaconsfield, Baie d’Urfé, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Senneville

Services

Training activities

  • Types: Themed workshops
  • Themes: The caregiver's role, Communicating with a loved one, Themed workshops provide information and support for communication between the loved one and the person with aphasia.
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Location: At the organization
  • Cost: Free
  • The workshops are free. However, for access to the association's services and activities, you must be a member (membership $25/year).
  • Access limited to:
  • Pour proche d'une personne aphasique.
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated respite service: No
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information:
    The SAPPA (service for loved ones of people with aphasia) project was implemented to provide support to caregivers and help them adopt strategies to communicate effectively with their loved one with aphasia. Training workshops available.
    Schedule: Please note that the organization is open during the day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Most of the activities are during the day, but services may be provided in the evening and on the weekend.

Support

  • Types: Individual support, Group support
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Location: At the organization
  • Cost: Free
  • All support services are free. However, to access the association's services, you must be a member (membership $25/year).
  • Access limited to:
  • Être le proche aidant d'une personne aphasique et demeurer sur l'Île de Montréal.
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated respite service: No
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information:
    As part of the SAPPA project, the coordinator will work with you to assess your needs and those of your family. We will then propose to you:
    - The services of a social worker, either individually or in a group (participation in a caregiver support group);
    - Meetings with a speech-language pathologist that will be held in dyad (caregiver and person with aphasia), either in your home or on the AQPA premises, in dyad groups with other families or using speech therapy by telephone.

Last updated October 9, 2019