Are you a researcher or family member interested in neurodevelopmental research? Apply now to the Family Engagement in Research course! Successful applicants will receive a full scholarship from Kids Brain Health Network and a Certificate of Completion from Kids Brain Health Network, CanChild, and McMaster University Continuing Education. Course Dates: Fall Cohort: September
The Coordinated Service Planning Provincial (CSP) Network hosted a series of interactive online workshops to help caregivers across Ontario increase their knowledge and practical skills to support children and youth with FASD. Each workshop features FASD workers from one of the five Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) regions.
Researchers at the University of Victoria have tapped into a booming gaming industry to help improve brain function and cognitive abilities in children with disabilities. A team at UVic, building on years of study, have partnered with the private sector to create Dino Island, a video game that takes children with
How does FASD affect this area? Individuals with FASD tend to show high rates of impulsivity and risky behaviour. Impulsivity becomes a concern in young childhood and continues into adolescence and adulthood along with unpredictable behaviour and risk taking. Risky and impulsive behaviours may show up in many different forms in