West Montreal Readaptation Centre (WMRC) is a rehibilitation centre for people with an intellectual disability or pervasive developmental disorder/autism spectrum disorder.
This type of centre is better known by its French name: centre de réadaptation en déficience intellectuelle et en troubles envahissants du développement (CRDITED).
WMRC is part of the Centre intégré universitaire de Santé et de Service sociaux de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal.
The Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) employs behaviour modification officers, clinical activities specialists, educators, human relations officers, psychoeducators, rehabilitation managers, social workers and support staff.
The DCFS offers specialized rehabilitation services
- intellectual disability (infant stimulation, school preparation, home and school support, social skills groups, etc.),
- autism (early intensive behavioural intervention, school preparation, social skills groups, etc.)
- residential support, including respite.
The Department of Adult and Family Services (DAFS) employs clinical activities specialists, educators, human relations officers, integration officers, psychoeducators, rehabilitation assistants, rehabilitation managers, social workers, user attendants and support staff.
The department is made up of three teams:
- Intermediate and family-type resources
- Resources specialized in challenging behaviours and multiple disabilities
- Work and community integration and support.