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Quebecor donates $1M to help autistic adults

MONTREAL – Quebecor president and CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau (above, left) announced today the company has donated $1 million to the Autiste & Majeur Foundation to help support adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The donation will help the foundation develop day centres in Quebec specifically for autistic adults. While autistic adults need an environment adapted to their needs, most facilities combine services for people with ASD with services for those with physical or intellectual disabilities, a Quebecor press release says. “Unlike other young people when they enter adulthood, people with autism still need the active support of their parents,”...