Strategies for Success

Founded in 1980, Giant Steps School is a private school recognized and subsidized in the public interest by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur (MEES).

The school welcomes students aged 4 to 21 years old with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) into our preschool (4 & 5 years old), primary and secondary school programs. Students follow ministry curriculum according to their specific needs. Our approach is highly individualized, intensive, interdisciplinary and holistic. Educational services are offered in French and in English.

Upcoming Events

Dec 18

Holiday activities

December 18
Dec 21

Winter Holiday Break

December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Jan 25

Pedagogical Day

January 25, 2021


Every year, following targeted intervention at our school, we transition students from our specialized program back into community schools.


We are the only school in Quebec to offer an inclusion program that allows our students to attend community schools with the support of our education professionals.


All new police officers hired in Montreal receive our First Responders Autism Training. Police and Fire and Rescue services across Canada use our online program.


Through collaborations with all major Quebec universities, we play a major role in the advancement of science and research.