Hiking trails: towards an accessible classification

Abstract The present project is structured around a rigorous review of the literature in order to identify qualitative and quantitative indicators associated with the development of a classification of hiking trails. The classification will be based on the level of difficulty, in relation to the needs, strengths and characteristics of hikers or users with disabilities […]

Learning unit and inclusive work environment

Research Title: The Learning Unit: A New Avenue for Developing the Competencies of People with Disabilities in an Inclusive Work Environment Abstract The usual work platform approach rarely goes beyond social integration in the regular workplace for adults with intellectual disabilities. The innovative approach linked to learning units is indicated to remedy these obstacles, by […]

Staff training and adapted physical activity

Research title: Optimizing staff training to improve adapted physical activity service provision for two community organizations: Co-construction and implementation evaluation. The community partners, Viomax and Adaptavie, have identified a need to optimize training of their staff to support the accessibility of their programming. The goal of this project is to co-create and implement training resources […]

Networking activity – Arts and Culture: for more inclusive offers

Networking activity IN FRENCH – Collaborative workshop online on the Zoom platform Goal At a time of “Nothing for us without us[1]“, the objective of this meeting is to collectively bring to light the existing needs, in the field of culture, to promote the social participation of people with disabilities. We believe that organizations representing […]

Musée et accessibilité

Présentation du projet en 5 minutes   Titre du projet de recherche : Portrait de l’expérience inclusive dans les musées québécois : inventaire et analyse des pratiques muséales et des besoins des personnes ayant des incapacités Selon le concept de Caring Museum, le rôle du musée ne consiste plus à amener les visiteurs à une oeuvre, mais […]

Retour sur l’atelier «Appliquer aux subventions d’engagement partenarial du CRSH»

Dans le cadre de nos activités de soutien aux équipes de recherche en émergence, nous avons tenu le 18 juin dernier un atelier intitulé « Appliquer aux subventions d’engagement partenarial du CRSH », le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada. Cet atelier en ligne se voulait une occasion d’échanges entre des chercheurs et représentants de partenaires […]

Co-Creation of Leisure Experience in an Inclusive and Accessible Theatre Space: The Case of the Segal Centre for Performing Arts.

Project description This project will examine challenges that restrict individuals with disabilities from engaging in cultural recreation and leisure activities, such as theatre performances. In this two-tier project, we are interested in examining how all stakeholders enjoy live theatre and examine the challenges in accessing and attending live performances. Second, this project centers around a “relaxed […]

Identifying the Fundamental Movement Skills for Pediatric Manual Wheelchair Users: A Step Towards the Development of Inclusive Physical Education and Social Participation

Project description Pediatric manual wheelchair users do not meet the Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines. Consequences are significant in terms of physical, emotional and cognitive health and impact not only childhood, but also adulthood. In Québec, approximately 32% of French-speaking schools do not meet the recommended minutes of physical education. It is likely that pediatric manual […]

Pour une salle de classe inclusive

Développement d’un guide d’aide à l’aménagement de salles de classe inclusives répondant aux besoins des élèves handicapés ou en difficulté d’adaptation ou d’apprentissage dans les milieux scolaires québécois   Description : Au cours des prochaines années, plusieurs commissions et directions scolaires devront effectuer d’importants travaux visant le maintien, l’agrandissement et la construction de nouvelles infrastructures […]

Étude de cas en surdicécité visant à tester la faisabilité clinique, sociale et économique de nouvelles modalités de communication en face-à-face et à distance

Le projet répond au besoin des partenaires (deux programmes en surdicécité du CIUSSS de la Capitale Nationale – Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec et du CISSS Montérégie-Centre/ CIUSSS Centre-Sud–de l’île-de-Montréal – Institut Nazareth et Louis- Braille/Institut Raymond-Deware) qui désirent tester la faisabilité d’une solution informatique-technologique pour sa clientèle dont les communications téléphoniques […]