Grassroots Programs: Quebec

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A program for children with intellectual difficulties between the ages of 7 to 12 with intellectual disability or learning difficulties. Children learn soccer basics through practical exercises and friendly matches. This program is certified by Canadian Special Olympics. A ratio of 1 educator for 2 children.
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Participants are grouped into small groups by skill level. Exercises will mainly work on motor skills, teamwork and self-esteem.
Adapted soccer group for autistic children aged 7 to 12, living in Lanaudière.
Adapted Soccer Program. The CSOV works in partnership with the Social Integration Association (AIS) of Victoriaville to offer a soccer program adapted to people in the region who wish to participate. The clientele is very inclusive to include all those who wish to join.
Special Olympics Quebec local section Gatineau in collaboration with the FC Gatineau soccer club offer a program for people with intellectual disabilities, cognitive delays or developmental disabilities. For many athletes, weekly training sessions are an opportunity to form and maintain strong friendships.
Boréal Rouyn-Noranda Soccer Club, has been organizing for several years (once a year) Soccer Adapted with Autism. Developed as part of an Art-Percussion-Program-Research Organization-Socio-Human (APPROSH) program, which helps people with autism and people with other specificity, to improve their social interactions and communication through the arts and music, more specifically with percussion. This approach fits into a somewhat rigid framework where freedom, expression and creativity are encourage.
FC Anjou has been offering an adapted soccer program since 2013: Soccer4all. This program is accessible to all young people from 4 to 20 years old.
The Sherbrooke Mistral Adapted Soccer League was established in 2017 and is part of the Federation’s “Soccer for all” campaign. of Quebec soccer. The adapted soccer league, the Zotentics, is accessible to men and women of all ages, presenting a challenge.
Soccer league for different children of 4 to 18 years old. Mixed and multi-age teams. In each team we will find a soccer coach and 1 worker / educator per group of 5 or 6 children. Two games per week from the end of May to mid August. The game schedule will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Val-des Arbres park in the Duvernay district.
A.S. Blainville does not yet offer soccer services adapted, however, they have a partnership with the regional leisure association for disabled person from the Laurentians and promote their soccer programs and refer interested people to the association. The sessions are given less than 15km from the club.
For all children aged 4 to 20 with intellectual difficulties, poor social skills, low self-esteem, behavioral problems or learning. Coaches and players gain valuable life skills that will help them overcome their difficulties.
Soccer Pointe-Claire is proud to offer a soccer program designed for children and young adults with special needs. The Special Project is a great place to learn basic soccer skills in a non-competitive, positive, friendly environment. The program is co-ed and players of any age are welcome to join.
The adapted soccer program of the Trois-Rivières Soccer Club takes place during the Summer season. The program mainly welcomes young female adults and male. The integration of adolescents close to adulthood is possible after evaluation on the ground.
The adapted soccer program of the Trois-Rivières Soccer Club takes place during the Summer season. The program mainly welcomes young female adults and male. The integration of adolescents close to adulthood is possible after evaluation on the ground.
The adapted soccer program of the Trois-Rivières Soccer Club takes place during the Summer season. The program mainly welcomes young female adults and male. The integration of adolescents close to adulthood is possible after evaluation on the ground.
Every summer, we welcome young people living with an intellectual disability with different physical abilities. Some know soccer, others have never had contact with this sport there before, but all want to have fun.
Adapted soccer is aimed at a special and exceptional clientele. They are small, large, children, teenagers or young adults. They are smiling and happy to be on the field every week and reconnect with their friends.
The Arsenal de Chambly continues, for the summer of 2019, adapted soccer for children aged 7 to 15 (2012 to 2004), having Autism Spectrum Disorder. The club has prepared the program with care, with the help of external resources, such as the Rehabilitation Services of the South-West and the Reinforcement (SRSOR), and Autisme Montérégie.

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