Institut Raymond-Dewar



The Raymond-Dewar Institute left 3600 Berri to move to two sites: 2222 Laurier East (formerly Maison Lucie-Bruneau) and the 3800 Radisson. The services are distributed as follows:

2222 Laurier East

  • Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Deafness Program (0-25 years old)
  • Adult / Senior Deafness Program
  • Tinnitus and Intolerance to Sounds Program (PAIS)
  • Cochlear Implant Programming Clinic
  • Stuttering Program
  • Language and Auditory Processing Disorder (TTA) Program, Child, Adolescent and Young Adults
  • Transition Active Life School Program – Physical Disability (TEVA-DP)
  • Sensory-Language Technical Aids Service
  • Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ) Course

3800 Radisson

  • Deaf Program
  • Deafblind Program (IRD/INLB)
  • Deaf Gesture First Line
  • Low Vision Clinic


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


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.