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Autism spectrum disorder: resources and referrals

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Does the person you are caring for have an autism spectrum disorder and are you looking for information or support?

Resources and referrals from the Fédération québécoise de l’autisme and l’Appui pour les proches aidants are available here.

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Are you caring for someone with an autism spectrum disorder?

Make your daily life easier as someone who is caring for an adult or a child with an autism spectrum disorder:

In Québec, the focus is on early identification. Contact the ID-PD-ASD access point where you live and learn more about the Québec government’s Agir tôt program. If you have concerns about your child’s development, consult a professional; early diagnosis is essential.

Fédération québécoise de l’autisme

The Fédération québécoise de l’autisme is a provincial network of organizations and individuals who share the interests of people with autism, their families and their entourage.

In particular, the FQA makes available a Québec-wide directory of training activities and a toolbox.

Its mission is to mobilize all concerned stakeholders in order to promote the well-being of people with autism, to sensitize and inform the population about autism spectrum disorders and the circumstances of families, and to contribute to the development of and dissemination of knowledge.

Caregiver Support Helpline and email

Our Caregiver Support Helpline is there for all caregivers, throughout Québec. Whether you are looking for a sympathetic ear, counselling or referrals, our counselors are available every day, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. This service is free and confidential.

There is a page on our website dedicated to the telephone helplines that caregivers can access throughout Québec.

Autism Awareness Month

In Québec, April is Autism Awareness Month. In Canada, October is Autism Awareness Month. There is also a World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd.

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Need to talk?

Contact our Caregiver Support Helpline for counselling, information and referrals.

Every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Free of charge.

call  Caregiver info :  1 855 852-7784