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May 15th, 2015 – Ped Day (School is closed)

May 29th, 2015 – Park Safari outing

June 10th, 2015 – Last day of school

new 225th anniversary of the Giant Steps Annual Auction : a resounding success !

Montréal, May 19, 2015 – The Giant Steps Foundation celebrated the 25th anniversary of its annual auction on Wednesday May 6th, at the Windsor.

The annual auction of the Giant Steps Foundation is the most important fundraising event for the Giant Steps School, the only school in Quebec focussing exclusively on autism. Founded over 30 years ago, the school provides invaluable assistance to children and adolescents with autism. In addition, it is a Centre of Excellence in autism for professionals, teachers, and families in the greater Montreal area.

Ten (10)exceptional Co-Chairs and leaders of the Montreal business community contributed to the success of the evening: Luc Bachand (BMO), Luc Bertrand (National Bank), Bertrand Cesvet (Sidlee), Jacques Chartrand (Selexia), L.-Daniel Gauvin (Desjardins), Tony Loffreda (RBC), Andrew Molson (ResPublica), Pierre Shoiry (WSP), Pierre Simard (Champlain) and Louis O. Vachon (National Bank).

Organizing committee members also did an amazing job.  They are: Henriette Angers, Johanna Choremis, Nick Katalifos, André Pagé, Sanh Hee Park and Jennifer Silver.

The evening was hosted by Giant Steps’ spokesperson, Charles Lafortune, and by author and comedian Guylaine Guay, both parents of autistic childrenThey co-animated a live auction that raised over $100,000.  The evening’s net profits exceed $365,000, which is a resounding success.

Over 300 guests attended this festive evening to celebrate 25 years of support and generosity of the Montreal business community towards Giant Steps.

Welcome to Giant Steps School!

Founded in 1981, Giant Steps School has created a unique learning environment for Montreal students on the Autism Spectrum.  Our primary goal has been to:  enable the greatest number of students with autism to reach their full potential and achieve independence in our society.

Our site features important information about our school, our programs, activities and academic life, as well as information about the Giant Steps Foundation, and the Giant Steps Resource and Training Centre.

Enjoy your visit!


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