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.
How Hamilton can create a welcoming environment for refugeesFebruary 8, 2016
Kathy Georgiades discusses the challenges new immigrants arriving in Canada may face, and how we can help, in this thoughtful op-ed piece for the Hamilton Spectator.
MacART Inaugural SymposiumJanuary 12, 2016
On Friday, January 15th 2016 MacART will hold its inaugural Autism Research Stakeholder Symposium.
What to tell your children about their new Syrian classmatesDecember 11, 2015
The CBC interviewed Kathy Georgiades about the role school children can play in welcoming new Syrian refugees.