AQEIPS en-tête

Student Financial Assistance Program Discriminates According to Disability

The Student Financial Assistance (SFA, AFE in French) loans and bursaries program provides Quebec students with the financial resources they need to pursue full-time post-secondary education1. Until recently, all students with disabilities (SWD) who wanted to enroll in this program could benefit from more flexible application requirements and accommodation measures based on their needs. However, the AFE has decided… Continue Reading Student Financial Assistance Program Discriminates According to Disability

Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD)

Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD[1])   Dear Minister Blais,   December 3 was the International Day of People with Disabilities. Unfortunately, the AQEIPS[2] does not have much good news to celebrate. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.   The Allowance for Special Needs… Continue Reading Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD)

Website under construction

The AQEIPS is currently updating the content on its website. Several pages and links have been temporarily deactivated. We are sorry for the inconveniences this may cause you.   The AQEIPS team

The Investments in Adaptive Measures for Students with Learning Disabilities

We recently wrote a response to an article published in the Journal de Montréal that challenged the importance of the investments in adaptive measures for students with learning disabilities. The Montreal Gazette published it. See:   http://montrealgazette.com/news/quebec/opinion-giving-learning-disabled-post-secondary-students-a-chance-to-succeed-is-a-good-investment   *** We are proud to announce the name of the winners for the AQEIPS’ 2014-2015 scholarship program.… Continue Reading The Investments in Adaptive Measures for Students with Learning Disabilities