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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.

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The POND Network Featured in the Globe and Mail

April 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…

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Offord Centre Supporting World Autism Awareness Day

March 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…

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Harriet MacMillan at Picturing Wellness Event

February 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.

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