Celebrating inclusive communities | Célébrons nos communautés inclusives

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-at-large 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 articles, 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.

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Sponsored by the English Montreal School Board,Inspirations is a non-profit organization that is supported by advertising sales, sponsorships and donations.
Print Edition | Fall 2020 - Winter 2021
Pierre Quenneville, participant in the Polaris Enterprise program, practicing his skills at the mini-market at Wagar Adult Education Centre. (Photo, Andre Pereira)

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Nov 30, 2020
Phoenix: A ballad to mark 2020
There are so many words to describe 2020. Every new year is...
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Nov 30, 2020
Learning that tomorrow brings new beginnings
Over the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed...
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Nov 30, 2020
Polaris program for autistic adults begins
After a delay due to COVID-19, the Polaris Enterprise...
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Nov 30, 2020
A spotlight on some of Montreal’s awesome parents
Raising a child with special needs can be a roller-coaster...
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Nov 30, 2020
Autisme Karate builds confidence in kids, teens and adults with special needs
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Nov 30, 2020
Teacher of Inspiration: Sarah Lynch
Living both sides: A mother and special needs professional...
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Print Edition | Fall 2018 - Winter 2019
Nov 19, 2020
Print Edition | Fall 2020 - Winter 2021
The Simon Chang showroom is a feast for the senses. Each...
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Nov 19, 2020
The Simon Chang Foundation for Change: A hands-on approach to Inspirations and the arc of life.
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