The “Programme ministériel des aides techniques à la communication” (PMATCOM ) is a program of the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services (MHSS).
The Program lends equipment to handicapped persons in order to help them overcome certain disabilities.
The technical aids covered by the program are divided into five (5) categories :
- Speech aids
- Augmentative and alternative communication aids
- Adapted telephones
- Computer access devices
- Environmental control systems.
The PMATCOM is managed by Centre de réadaptation Marie Enfant of CHU Sainte-Justine.