“Where do we even start?”: Navigation Project aims to help families and children living with neurodevelopmental disabilities

Nicole Morris was a first-time parent, but she knew something wasn’t right. Her one-year-old twin daughters were missing a lot of milestones. The oldest in particular was struggling—she still couldn’t roll over or hold her head up. Born at 26 weeks gestation, most people chalked it up to the girls being premature, but Morris says [...]

2019-07-10T09:11:34-08:00July 10th, 2019|News|

CBC Red Button Series: Jadine’s Story

The second season of the hit series Red Button is now available on CBC Gem. In Red Button, young storytellers tell their stories, their way. Armed with a phone, audio gear, and a workshop in filmmaking, six young people were given the opportunity to shoot their lives, by themselves, in order to give viewers a honest portrayal of [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:00-08:00June 28th, 2019|News|

Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry Undergoing Exciting Expansion

Emily Diamond and her son, Bennett | Photo Credit: Allen McInnis, Montreal Gazette For more than a decade the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry has played an innovative and transformative role in Cerebral Palsy (CP) research by collecting extensive data on the disability and connecting researchers across the country. The registry is now in the [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:00-08:00June 18th, 2019|News|

What is the microbiome? Why is it relevant to FASD?

KBHN alumni researchers and trainees led a timely plenary on the gut biome and the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure at the 2019 International FASD Conference in Vancouver. Network Investigator Joanne Weinberg offered the introduction, positioning the session entitled "Intrauterine Microbes: Missing or the Missing Link?" Dr Weinberg read from a range of media reports [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:00-08:00May 10th, 2019|News|

FASD Through a Variety of Lenses – Dr. James Reynolds

Our newly appointed Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. James Reynolds, will speak with the Hastings and Prince Edward County FASD Care Giver Support Group on April 18 to share his research on the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on the developing brain. During the workshop, he will also explore the resulting cognitive, behavioural and socio-emotional deficits that may occur [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00April 8th, 2019|News|

Announcing Dr. James Reynolds’ Appointment as Chief Scientific Officer

The Board of Directors of Kids Brain Health is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. James Reynolds as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of the Network. Dr. Reynolds, a Professor of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s University, has been serving as KBHN’s interim CSO since [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00April 5th, 2019|News|

Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day: Social ABCs and Early Intervention

In an increasingly globalized world, unique approaches to early intervention for autism are becoming possible through enhanced collaboration across national borders. In honour of World Autism Awareness Day 2019, Kids Brain Health is celebrating our Social ABCs research project, a parent-delivered program guided by a trained parent coach. Targeting children three and under showing early [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00April 2nd, 2019|News|