In this video, Offord Centre’s Dr. Amanda Sim and her team share research findings on newcomer mental health and wellbeing in Hamilton, Ontario. All artwork in this video was created by newcomer families who participated in the research study.
The Genetics of ASD project that is locally lead by Offord Centre member Marc Woodbury-Smith was recently featured on CBC’s The National with Peter Mansbridge. The segment features the MSSNG project, an international collaboration lead by Steve Scherer at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. More information can be found about the MSSNG project here. …
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.
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.
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.
The CBC interviewed Kathy Georgiades about the role school children can play in welcoming new Syrian refugees.
The ASD Mental Health blog sat down with Dr. Stelios Georgiades to learn more about his research on children with autism.
Many teens could use a full mental-health checkup, says Dr. Szatmari.
CBC Hamilton has run a 5-part news series about children living in poverty in Hamilton and the link to mental health problems.
A McMaster University researcher’s work may call into question Ontario’s move not to have full-day kindergarten in every school, as long as every child has access.