Helping kids PLAYNovember 18, 2015
A program developed by Offord Centre member John Cairney is helping kids develop gross motor skill and literacy skills through physical activity and play time.
Is Hamilton the best place to raise a child?October 15, 2015
Is Hamilton the best place to raise a child? CBC Hamilton has just released a 3-part series exploring the city of Hamilton’s goal to be the best place to raise a child. Offord Centre member Dr. Magdalena Janus was interviewed for this series. The 3 parts can be found at the links below: Part…
The cost of raising a special needs childSeptember 11, 2015
What does it cost to raise a child with special needs in Canada? Dr. Stelios Georgiades discusses the need for high-quality data in a new article from Today’s Parent.
We’ve moved!July 20, 2015
On July 13th, the Offord Centre began the move from our old home on the Chedoke Hospital campus to our new space at McMaster Innovation Park. We are now located at McMaster Innovation Park – Suite 201A, at 170 Longwood Road South. For further directions and parking information, click HERE.
Prof joins national autism groupJuly 9, 2015
Dr. Stelios Georgiades has been named to a new committee headed by the federal Minister of Health.
Women’s Health Scholar to study link maltreatment, eating disordersJune 24, 2015
Melissa Kimber, a PhD candidate working in McMaster’s Offord Centre for Child Studies has been named one of nine leading scholars in women’s health to receive research awards from the Council of Ontario Universities.
Diversity in Developmental Trajectories in Kids with Autism Spectrum DisorderJanuary 28, 2015
Preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) differed from each other in symptom severity and adaptive functioning at the time of diagnosis and some of these differences appeared to increase by age 6, according to a study published online by JAMA Psychiatry.
Student’s app will help assess mental health in developing countriesNovember 18, 2014
A PhD candidate in the McMaster Integrative Neuroscience Discovery and Study program is developing a mobile psychiatric assessment tool for use with children in developing countries.
Our new website is live!October 16, 2014
The new Offord Centre website has launched.
Offord associate member to counsel Ontario premier on education reformsSeptember 24, 2014
Congratulations to Offord Centre associate member Jean Clinton, who was appointed as a special advisor to the Premier of Ontario and the Minister of Education.