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The Fédération québécoise de l’autisme (FQA) is a provincial group of organizations and individuals who share a dedication to the interests of autistic people and their families and loved ones. Since 1976, the FQA has been a reference in the field of autism in Quebec.

To learn more about the history of the FQA, please see our 40th anniversary booklet.

Essential Missions

  • Promote the rights and well-being of autistic people and their families;
  • Build awareness and inform autistic people, their families and the general public;
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of knowledge in the field of autism.

To learn more about FQA activities, please see our Activity Reports.

A Multiplicity of Actions

In order to attain its mission objectives, the FQA deploys a variety of actions: political representation, publications, events, Learn more here! 

Engaged Membership

As a provincial group of organizations and individuals, the FQA includes:

  • Regional autism associations from 16 Quebec regions;
  • Associate members (associations, not-for-profit daycare centres, rehabilitation centres, school boards, schools, hospitals, private clinics, etc.);
  • Supporting members, i.e. anyone who wishes to support our mission.

If you wish to become a member, please access our member page.

Team photo, credit: Jade FE

514 270-7386
Toll free:
1 888 830-2833

A Dedicated Team

Lili Plourde, Executive Director (centre right in photo):

Phone: 514-270-7386, ext. 102

Pascal Franco, Director of Information and Communication (centre left in photo):

Phone: 514-270-7386, ext. 103

Yvette Prévost, Chief of Operations (left in photo):

Phone: 514-270-7386, ext. 101

Ginette Boulanger, Information and Communication Support, part-time (right in photo):

Phone: 514-270-7386, ext. 104


Hours of Operation (except statutory and winter holidays)

Our offices are open to the public two days per week, including Tuesdays from 9 am to 4:30 pm. You can make an appointment for another weekday by emailing us a request ( or calling at 514-270-7386, ext. 101. At all times during operating hours, you can reach us by phone at 514 270-7386 (toll free: 1-888-830-2833) or directly email the person you wish to reach. Please leave a message if we are not available to pick up: we monitor phone messages regularly and will return your call as soon as possible.

Valérie Jessica Laporte

Our Goodwill Ambassador

Photographer, graphic artist, author, blogger, and mother of three, including an autistic daughter… Valérie Jessica Laporte wears many hats, and most are related to autism. On TikTok among others, she shares her own experiences with upbeat, fun and educational short videos. Valérie Jessica Laporte has come on board with the FQA to pursue her personal commitment, in her own words, “to build bridges between autistics and neurotypicals!”


Get to Know Valérie Jessica Laporte

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