|The Challenge||The MFC Difference|
|35% of children in Quebec are not prepared to enter
|We close this gap by increasing academic readiness
through early and effective therapy
|The dropout rate in Quebec is 29%*.||We reduce dropout rates and school failures by
providing successful treatment to children through all
educational transitions from preschool to high school.
|Some of the most remote areas of Quebec (such as
the James Bay communities) are at the highest risk of
school failure, and have limited access to services.
|We make our treatments available to remote
communities via telepractice, using our
|Many high risk children are disadvantaged because
their families are unable to pay for language
|We provide bursaries to families who need financial
assistance – no child is ever turned away for
inability to pay.
|The average waiting time for treatment is 18 months
in the public sector.
|Our average waiting time is 3 months.|
|Treatment takes much longer than it needs to if there
is no home program to support treatment goals.
|We enhance treatment effectiveness by developing
and training a full support team both within and
outside the clinic, which includes training parents, in
order to ensure the child’s continued success.
|Immigrant families with multiple languages often
represent complex clinical cases – cases very few
clinicians are comfortable treating.
|We specialize in complex clinical cases and we
develop community partnerships that enable our
treatment programs to reach this type of family.
|Not only do we make the difference on a day-to-day basis, our center and clinicians are internationally