They have chosen to use their expertise to break down barriers and create an inclusive Quebec. Dedicated and professionally versatile, the Society’s team members listen to the needs of member associations, providing tools to those who work on the ground defending the rights of people living with an intellectual disability and their families.


Samuel Ragot

Senior Policy Analyst and Advocacy Advisor

Contact Samuel at [email protected] for any questions regarding advocacy in :

  • Employment
  • Work
  • Fight against poverty and social exclusion
  • Medical assistance in dying
  • Financial assistance of last resort

514 725-7245 ext. 25

[email protected]

Jean-François Rancourt

Policy Analyst and Advocacy Advisor

Contact Jean-François for any questions regarding advocacy in :

  • Health and social services
  • Justice
  • Housing

514 725-7245 ext.36

[email protected]

Le Conseil d’administration

The Society’s board of directors is made up of parents, volunteers and leaders of organizations working in intellectual disability. Board members from across the province ensure Quebec’s movement for intellectual disability receives fair representation.

Roger Duchesneau


Association Renaissance des Appalaches

Stéphanie Girouard


Pleins Rayons

Thierry Viallard


Association de Montréal pour la déficience intellectuelle (AMDI)

Stéphane Viau


Association pour l'intégration communautaire de l'Outaouais

Julie Bourque


Association pour la déficience intellectuelle Région Rimouski

Martin Caouette


Professeur au Département de psychoéducation de l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Prof. Sébastien Jodoin


Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Health, and the Environment

Serge Lalancette


Association pour le développement de la personne handicapée intellectuelle du Saguenay

Érik Pirro


L’Arche de la Capitale-Nationale