RAYMOND-DEWAR (IRD)

HISTORY OF INSTITUT
RAYMOND-DEWAR

1984

Institut des Sourds de Montréal changes its name to Institut Raymond-Dewar, and management is taken over by lay personnel.

1864

Founding of Institut des sourdes-muettes by Sœurs de la Charité de la Providence de Montréal.

CIRCA 1850

Mgr Ignace Bourget, Archbishop of Montréal, oversees the creation of works for deaf youth in Montréal. These works help fund boarding schools, trade apprenticeship workshops and social assistance services, Institut des Sourds-Muets is under the responsibility of Clercs de Saint-Viateur, which manages Institution des Sourds de Montréal until 1982.

More than 150 years
of existence.

To contact the Institut Raymond-Dewar’s installation, please call 514 284-2214.