News & Events

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|

Acquire Practical Tips for Achieving Research Impact: Webinar

Join us January 31 as our KT Manager, Dr. Anneliese Poetz, and KBHN Trainee Stephanie Glegg, a knowledge broker based at Sunny Hill Health Centre in Vancouver, present a skill-building webinar aimed at Kids Brain Health trainees, but useful for budding and experienced researchers and KT professionals alike. Last summer, Stephanie expanded her knowledge brokering [...]

2019-01-17T15:41:18-08:00January 17th, 2019|Event, News|

An Animated Short Conveys the Heart of Caregiving

A lot goes into caregiving. Above all it takes love, patience, and compassion. The Stories for Caregivers Initiative has created a new animated video drawing from themes in "The Unexpected Journey of Caring", a book co-authored by KBHN Board Member Donna Thomson and Dr. Zachary White. "It's very relevant to the lived experience of families [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00January 16th, 2019|News|

Parenting and Disability – an English as an Additional Language Class in BC

The Pacific Immigrant Resources Society is hosting a free class to support parents raising children, or caring for adults with a disability. Parenting and Disability runs from Jan 17 through March 7, 2019, on Thursdays from 12:15-2:15 p.m.  at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House. To register, call 604.298.5888 or email Valerie at vlai(AT)pirs.bc.ca. PIRS' facilitators will [...]

2018-12-11T11:49:53-08:00December 10th, 2018|Event, News|

Announcement Concerning the Future of the NCE Program

Dear KBHN Community, The federal government announced today that the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program will be phased out over the next three years. For thirty years, the Networks funded under the NCE program have focused research, training and partner resources on some of Canada’s most critical social, health and economic challenges. The [...]

2018-12-08T00:39:08-08:00December 8th, 2018|News|

Former Board Chair Appointed Medical Advisor of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Dr. Sheila Laredo, immediate past chair of KBHN's Board of Directors has been selected by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) as the College’s first Chief Medical Advisor, following an extensive search. Dr. Laredo is an MD and specializes in endocrinology and metabolism. She is a healthcare leader and is recognized for [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00December 7th, 2018|News|

New KBHN Online KT Course on Udemy: Advancing Research Impact

Join David Phipps, KBHN's KT lead, and Executive Director, Research and Innovation Services, for an in-depth immersion in the  Co-Produced Pathway to Impact (CPPI) Framework for Planning and Evaluation of Research, KT, and Commercialization. Advancing Research Impact is a brand new addition to Udemy's suite of research methods courses, developed by KBHN KT Manager Anneliese [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00December 5th, 2018|News|

Working to Understand and Ease the Stress of Transitions

Kids Brain Health projects study and strive to support transitions from toddler years through young adulthood and beyond, because families tell us the system is failing to maximize the potential of people with neurodisabilities. In honour of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, we highlight our researchers' work in social determinants of health, and [...]

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00December 3rd, 2018|News|