Study Aims to Crack Autism CodeNovember 3, 2016
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….
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.
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.
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.
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.
ASD Mental Health blog interview with Stelios GeorgiadesJune 25, 2014
The ASD Mental Health blog sat down with Dr. Stelios Georgiades to learn more about his research on children with autism.
Health Advisor column by Dr. Peter SzatmariMarch 17, 2014
Many teens could use a full mental-health checkup, says Dr. Szatmari.
Kids, Poverty and Mental Health: Hamilton Fights Back – News SeriesFebruary 21, 2014
CBC Hamilton has run a 5-part news series about children living in poverty in Hamilton and the link to mental health problems.
Switching schools before Grade 3 affects academics, study findsFebruary 21, 2014
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.
NBC Education Nation CommentaryFebruary 10, 2014
A commentary piece on youth mentoring mentions the work of Dr. Ellen Lipman.