Founded in 1982, the AQPA was the first association for people with aphasia to emerge in Quebec. The founders sought to provide a service beyond rehabilitation for people with aphasia, wher they could break their isolation and continue to develop their autonomy.
Providing a supportive community for people with aphasia to promote their development and social integration.
To offer new forms of activities that will enable people with aphasia to lead active lives and be citizens in their own right.
To provide information on the services and resources available.
To sensitize governing authorities and the public about the needs of people with aphasia.
To promote, protect and develop the material, cultural and social rights of people with aphasia.