Bidding adieu to our summer studentsAugust 17, 2016
We are bidding a fond farewell to the students who have been working at the Offord Centre this summer.
We are pleased to announce our new Director!July 18, 2016
We are very pleased to announce that following a recent search, Ellen Lipman has accepted the position of Director of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, following Michael Boyle who stepped down on June 30th, 2016.
Children and Adolescents with Multiple Health Conditions: How Research is Improving their LivesMay 6, 2016
Research on the health of young people with multimorbidity is very important and can benefit children and adolescents with multiple health conditions by Jessica Zelman, Research Coordinator at McMaster University and the Offord Centre for Child Studies.
The POND Network Featured in the Globe and MailApril 25, 2016
Recently, the Globe and Mail featured the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND) Network in an article about ADHD, OCD and autism. This trailblazing project, which is sponsored by the provincially funded Ontario Brain Institute, examines the brain development in children with neurodevelopmental disorders in order to better understand the biology of these disorders. Stelios Georgiades, an associate member of McMaster University’s…
Offord Centre Supporting World Autism Awareness DayMarch 4, 2016
This year, the Offord Centre is supporting World Autism Awareness Day with a Family Carnival! The carnival will be held at the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board building (across from Limeridge Mall) at 20 Education Court in Hamilton, Ontario on Saturday, April 2, 2016! While admission is free, attendees are encouraged to make donations to Autism Ontario at…
Introducing the EDI and the Early Years videoMarch 4, 2016
The Offord Centre’s Early Development Instrument (EDI) is proud to release a new video highlighting the EDI and the importance of the early years.
Harriet MacMillan at Picturing Wellness EventFebruary 26, 2016
On Thursday March 3, Offord Centre core member, Harriet MacMillan, will be speaking about the prevention of child maltreatment during the Picturing Wellness: From Adversity to Resilience event at the Hamilton Convention Centre for healthcare and service providers working in Violence Prevention and Resilience Promotion.
Study by Offord Centre Postdoctoral Fellow, Kimberly L. Day, on bullying and the mental health of children born prematurelyFebruary 19, 2016
Kimberly L. Day, Lawson Postdoctoral Fellow at the Offord Centre for Child Studies, has recently co-authored a study with Offord Centre members Louis A. Schmidt, Michael H. Boyle and Ryan J. Van Lieshout about the effects of premature birth on children’s mental health.
MacART Joins the HHS Research Community to Advance Autism CareFebruary 12, 2016
Recently, the McMaster Autism Research Team (MacART) has joined forces with Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Children’s Hospital and McMaster University to advance autism care through meaningful research.
A study on emotional and behavioural problems in adolescents with allergiesFebruary 8, 2016
Mark Ferro and Ryan van Lieshout, core members of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, have recently published a study examining psychology in adolescents and young people with food allergies.