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ID-ASD Program 18 and over

This program is for adult clients (aged 18 and up) with an intellectual disability (ID) or an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), in continuity and in complementarity with services offered in the community.

How do I access the services?

Your request will be assessed based on your needs and the intensity of the services required. Next, you will be directed to the most appropriate program matching your needs and one or more professionals will be assigned to you.

The following is a list of services ranked from the lowest to the highest intensity:

  • Social intervention home care support, nursing care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, respiratory therapy, home help services, services for family caregivers. Examples: bio-psycho-social needs assessment, protective supervision, wound care, fall prevention, functional assessment, help with personal hygiene, respite care, etc.
  • Rehabilitation service episode by a professional (educator, psycho-educator, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, psychologist).
  • Rehabilitation service episode by an interdisciplinary team. The team may be composed of at least two of the following professionals: educator, psycho-educator, human relations officer, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, psychologist, clinical activity specialist, social worker.
  • Rehabilitation service episode by a team specializing in behavioural disorders and severe behavioural disorders.
  • Intensive rehabilitation stay in a temporary care setting (intensive rehabilitation intervention resource).
  • Service episode in continuing assistance residence (CAR): housing of the individual during rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation intervention areas:

  • Life plan, i.e., studies, work and/or meaningful activities
  • Independence
  • Self-determination
  • Socio-affective and psychosexual life
  • Emotions management
  • Development and retention of personal and social network
  • Residential alternatives
  • Planning for the future
  • Physical and mental health
  • Abuse prevention

Where are services provided?

Most services are delivered within the individual’s living environment, i.e., at home, at school, at work, at a day centre or at a continuing assistance residence.