Welcome to Inspirations

Inspirations Logo Inspirations celebrates the challenges and accomplishments of children with special needs by sharing their stories and informing parents, caregivers and teachers about reliable educational and therapeutic services. We foster acceptance and inclusion, and encourage all individuals with special needs to strive to reach their full potential.

Inspirations Newspaper is published twice annually (fall and spring) and distributed widely in the Greater Montreal, Laval and South Shore areas to English school boards, and institutions dealing with special needs individuals, hospitals, community organizations, the media and government. The Inspirations EXPRESS is published online twice yearly. Our database of special needs resources offers over 500 resources that cater to the special needs community.

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Our inspirational video

Our inspirational video, produced by Spectrum Productions.

We're excited to share the Spring / Summer 2015 of Inspirations with you.

Hey Montreal! Let's help Jooay get funding! McGill's School of Physical and Occupational Therapy has created an app that helps children with disabilities find recreational activities.

The Inspired Blogger

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Creatability: A celebration of special art and artists

It started with an idea. An idea that had been percolating for years, was solidified over a leisurely lunch at a popular Cote des Neiges Greek restaurant, and brought to fruition less than one year later.

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Intouchables a must see at Théâtre du Rideau Vert

Starring Antoine Bertrand and Luc Guérin, and directed by René Richard Cyr, Intouchables tells the true story of a quadriplegic who hires the most unlikely of caregivers.

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Rick Hansen: Difference Maker in Motion visits Montreal

At the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers convention on November 27, Linda Mahler and Wendy Singer joined hundreds of Quebec teachers to listen to Rick Hanson deliver the key note address of the convention.

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Upcoming Events

ALDI, October 14-15, 2015

ALDI 2015 asset symposium, October 13 to 15, 2015.

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Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres conference, October 18 to 20, 2015.

Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres conference, October 18 to 20, 2015, in Quebec City. "Child Health <<Solutions>> pour la santé de now enfants

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Expo Toutes Habiletés é All Abilities

Expo Toutes Habiletés é All Abilities, November 8, 2015.

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Online Editions

Fall 2014
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Spring 2013
Fall 2012
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Fall 2011
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Fall 2010
Spring 2010
Winter 2010
Spring 2009
Fall 2008

Inspirations Express

Welcome to the Inspirations EXPRESS – our online edition in-between editions that brings you the most up to date special needs news in the Greater Montreal and surrounding areas.

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EMSB Database of Special Needs Resources

Inspirations has compiled a database with over 500 resources, from counseling to tutoring and respite care, available right here for your perusal. If you would like to recommend a resource for this list, please contact us via info@inspirationsnews.com