LSQ equipment

Funding provided: $23,035

The REA Foundation is funding the upgrading of Quebec Sign Language (LSQ) training material.

The Institut Raymond-Dewar has been providing Quebec Sign Language (LSQ) training for several decades. A remarkable number of people have come to Raymond-Dewar to learn the language and culture of the deaf community. From 2012 to 2016, more than 2600 people between the ages of 11 and 79 participated in different levels of training (LSQ 1 to 6). For many of them, this is their first contact with a deaf person, since instruction is provided by deaf instructors. For this reason, and because LSQ instruction is so important for the Institut Raymond-Dewar and the CIUSSS, the REA Foundation is supporting this project to modernize and update the teaching material.