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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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Helping kids PLAY

November 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.

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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…

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