Welcome to Inspirations

Inspirations is much more than a newspaper. It is a resource that informs and connects parents, caregivers, teachers, students and the public to the special needs community. Our quarterly publications, our events, extensive community outreach, and our database of special needs resources, are the staples which drive Inspirations.

The hub of special needs news in the Greater Montreal and surrounding areas, Inspirations reaches as far as Laval, the West Island and the South Shore.

On our website you will find links to our print and online editions, upcoming events, our blog, social feeds, and award recipients. Our goal is to inspire, encourage and celebrate the accomplishments and challenges of people with special needs. We break down barriers, promote inclusion, and exchange and consolidate information. Our database of special needs resources, which is housed right here on our website, shares over 500 resources that service our special needs community.

We Work For You!

Spectrum Productions Logo This video was produced by Spectrum Productions

Sponsored by the English Montreal School Board, Inspirations is a non-profit organization that is supported by advertising sales, sponsorships, and donations.

Upcoming Events

The Making of a Dream,
April 28, 2016

I Can Dream Theatre's screening of The Making of a Dream

Read more

Autism SD,
May 9 & 10, 2016

The 4th international symposium Autism spectrum disorder.

Read more

Expo Créatability,
May 13, 2016

Expo Créatability: Artisan Market and Employability Expo.

Read more

The Inspired Blogger: Special Needs in Montreal

Soap Stars support Autism: Raising funds for Giant Steps Foundation

General Hospital and The Young and The Restless fans of Montreal had the opportunity to meet some of their most beloved soap stars, who were in town for an action-packed weekend extravaganza.

Read more

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.

Read more

a must see at Théâtre du Rideau Vert

Learn Innovative ADHD, LD & Mild ASD Insights, Strategies & Tools for Home & School! The film Intouchables is one of the most touching French movies that I have seen. I was excited to hear that Théâtre...

Read more

Print Editions

Fall 2014 Fall 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013
Spring 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011
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.

Winter 2016

Summer/Fall 2015

Winter/Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014