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Fondation Groupe Forget donates audiology services to the children of the Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Québec

Fondation Groupe Forget donates audiology services to the children of the Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Québec

La Fondation Groupe Forget is pleased to donate complete audiology evaluations to the Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Québec, and this with very short waiting time.
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Spirit of Planetree Awards 2014, an international recognition for 2 IRD projects

Spirit of Planetree Awards 2014, an international recognition for 2 IRD projects

The Institut Raymond-Dewar, an affiliate member of the Quebec Planetree Network, was awarded two first places for two projects that have stood out in their respective categories.   Ten awards were presented during the protocol closing ceremony of the Planetree International Conference on Patient-Centered Care in Chicago, 2 of which went to IRD. The ‘Groupe Forget Foundation Room’, a multimedia space at the cutting edge of technology dedicated to youngsters and adolescents to enable the development of significant communnication projects.  Transform disability through creativity, encourage development, the ability to surpass themselves and self-esteem, this is what this techno space brings to the rehabilitation of our young clientele.  The project officers:  Stéphane Bérubé, Head of the Language and Auditory Processing Disorder Program and Patrick Lévesque, Head of the Adolescents and Young Adults, Auditory Deficiency, Language and Stuttering Program. Hunting and fishing. A fun and effective way to learn communication strategies.  A specialized...
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The Groupe Forget Foundation donates audiology services to the Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Gatineau

The Groupe Forget Foundation donates audiology services to the Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Gatineau

Gatineau, February 5, 2014 – With the assistance of its partner Polyclinique de l’Oreille, the Groupe Forget Foundation is pleased to donate to the Centre de pédiatrie sociale de Gatineau comprehensive audiology evaluations with practically no waiting time. Children attending this center sometimes suffer from learning backwardness that may be caused by a hearing loss.
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The Groupe Forget Foundation offers the IRD Deafness and Communication Foundation a new specialized therapy room for children.

The Groupe Forget Foundation offers the IRD Deafness and Communication Foundation a new specialized therapy room for children.

The Groupe Forget Foundation was pleased to provide a newly restored specialized therapy room for children registered in the Language and Auditory Processing Disorder program and for teenagers and young adults in the Teenagers/Young Adults, Hard-of-Hearing, Language Impairment and Stuttering program, both offered at the Raymond-Dewar Institute.
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Ginette Reno becomes an ambassador for the new Groupe Forget Foundation campaign

Ginette Reno becomes an ambassador for the new Groupe Forget Foundation campaign

Montreal, February 20, 2013- In Québec, 1 person out of 10 experiences a hearing loss. One of them is a great Lady of the Quebec music scene, Mrs. Ginette Reno! The artist chose to embrace the Groupe Forget Foundation campaign to bring awareness to the cause!
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The Groupe Forget Foundation offers audiology services to the Fondation du Dr Julien

The Groupe Forget Foundation offers audiology services to the Fondation du Dr Julien

MONTREAL, November 28, 2012 - The Groupe Forget Foundation announces the beginning of a new partnership with the Fondation du Dr Julien, whose mission is to help vulnerable children and their families through its two social pediatric community centers.
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The Groupe Forget Foundation supports the «Chaire de recherche en oncologie ORL Dr Azar Angélil»

The Groupe Forget Foundation supports the «Chaire de recherche en oncologie ORL Dr Azar Angélil»

Montreal, August 2012 – The Groupe Forget Foundation made at substantial donation to the «Chaire de recherche en oncologie ORL Dr Azar Angélil» to support this organization.
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Marianne St-Pierre interpreted two hits from singer Ginette Reno in sign language with the «Star Académie» candidates

Marianne St-Pierre interpreted two hits from singer Ginette Reno in sign language with the «Star Académie» candidates

Montreal, February 22, 2012 – Marianne St-Pierre, a Groupe Forget, audioprothesists employee, performed a sign language interpretation of the two Ginette Reno hits «L’essentiel» and «Un peu plus haut» with the participants of the «Star Académie» competition
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En Action sans Audition: 20 Québec performing artists met the challenge in 2011 !

En Action sans Audition: 20 Québec performing artists met the challenge in 2011 !

These 20 artists agreed to experience a simulated intermediate hearing loss while performing their regular activities. For 30 minutes, they experienced what 700,000 Quebecers live every day.
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Nadja met the En Action sans Audition challenge with a song from her new Christmas album

Nadja met the En Action sans Audition challenge with a song from her new Christmas album

Nadja and Mario Pelchat were two of the twenty performing artists from Québec who agreed to experience a simulated moderate hearing loss while performing their regular activities.
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The first artists have met the challenge!

The first artists have met the challenge!

One out of ten people in Québec have some level of hearing loss. The Fondation Groupe Forget launched the En Action sans Audition challenge to raise public awareness about the importance of hearing.
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