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St.Amant acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 Territory, the traditional gathering place of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene people and the traditional homeland of the Métis people. Read More



The St.Amant Research Centre works to improve quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities through research and education. We use an interdisciplinary approach to create new knowledge and translate our research into useful information for caregivers, practitioners and policy-makers. We aim to create a world where all people – regardless of their abilities – are able to develop to their fullest potential.


There is little research about what happens after persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities move from institutions into community homes. Does living in a home impact health, access to healthcare, and quality of life? St.Amant Research Centre is conducting a long-term study that aims to answer these questions. We are also looking at St.Amant’s Community Transitions process. What we learn […]


Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have a right to healthcare that meets their specific health and developmental needs. As members of the health sector,  the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) Special Interest Research Group are actively exploring the nature and extent of the inequalities often faced by this marginalized group. To […]


Congratulations to Dr. Shahin Shooshtari on receiving the highly commended award for her paper on “Aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Manitoba”. She received the award while at the 5th IASSIDD (International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) European Congress in Athens, Greece this summer. The research paper found that of the 8,655 Manitoban adults […]


Participants Needed For Research Study on the Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Training Program on Behaviour Intervention Procedural Fidelity. Are you an Autism Tutor working in the classrooms? We are seeking Autism Tutors from St.Amant Autism Programs You must work in an autism classroom OR at a daycare centre You must also have at least 3 months of experience working as […]