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Kids Brain Health is a national network of researchers and health professionals dedicated to helping children with neurodisabilities and their families. We fund collaborative research, train the next generation of developmental neuroscientists, and mobilize the knowledge we generate.

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Kids Brain Health is funded by the Networks of Centres of Excellence, a program of the federal government meeting Canada’s needs by focusing a critical mass of research resources on social and economic challenges, commercializing and applying home-grown research breakthroughs, increasing private sector R&D, and training highly qualified people.

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  • Red shoes are a symbol of international FASD Awareness Day

Multiple Barriers Face Francophones with FASD in Ontario

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) resources are a lifeline for families raising children with the neurodisability. But many Francophone families are cut off, simply because those resources can’t be found in French. The Fetal Alcohol [...]

  • Dr. Jan Willem Gorter (l) and Mona Sidler-Hosios, an occupational therapist at a town hall on transitions hosted by CBC's White Coat Black Art

Crisis in Care: The Discussion on Transitions for Youth with Disabilities is Far from Over

As young people with disabilities head towards adulthood, they find themselves cut off from familiar health services only to fall through the cracks of a fragmented adult care system. For many families raising children with disabilities, [...]

Sharing a Perspective Only a Mother Can Bring to the UN CRPD

Hi, my name is Rachel Martens, a 38 year-old mom of one from Calgary, Alberta, Canada with many hats to wear. I teach crochet, study as a part-time university student, and work as a research [...]

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Together we are making a real difference in the lives of children
with neurodisabilities and their families.

Kids Brain Health Network is making early diagnosis possible,
researching effective new treatments, and improving support for
families across Canada. We share expertise, mobilize knowledge, and
put research results into practice.

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