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Better Nights, Better Days for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (BNBD-NDD)

2019-08-28T12:53:56-08:00August 28th, 2019|News|

An Online Behavioural Treatment for Pediatric Sleep Issues in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders Up to 90% of Canadian children with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) experience insomnia symptoms including trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, and/or waking too early. Insomnia can lead to increased challenges with psychosocial functioning, and can contribute to increased symptom presentation in children with [...]

Researcher in Focus: Spotlight on Dr. Jean-Paul Collet

2019-08-21T08:48:51-08:00August 21st, 2019|News|

Dr. Collet has been a KBHN researcher since 2015. We reached out to ask him some questions about his work to support children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Can you describe your educational path and what inspired you to get into the work you do now? After I specialized in pediatrics in Lyon, France [...]

Researcher in Focus: Spotlight on Dr. Jessica Brian

2019-08-20T09:23:29-08:00August 19th, 2019|News|

Dr. Brian has been a KBHN researcher since 2015. We reached out to ask her some questions about her work to support children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Can you describe your educational path and what inspired you to get into the work you do now? I have wanted to be a psychologist since [...]

Canadian Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Database Demonstrates International Leadership in FASD Research

2019-08-19T01:30:33-08:00August 15th, 2019|News|

A decade ago, Chief Scientific Officer of Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN) Dr. James Reynolds remembers considering how groundbreaking it would be to have a Canadian Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) database - one that could capture the many unanswered questions surrounding the disability.  Dr. Sterling Clarren—former Scientific Director of the Canada Fetal Alcohol [...]

Researcher in Focus: Spotlight on Dr. Sarah Macoun

2019-08-19T01:14:24-08:00August 12th, 2019|News|

Dr. Macoun has been a KBHN researcher since 2015. We reached out to ask her some questions about her work to support children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Can you describe your educational path and what inspired you to get into the work you do now? My path to academia is a somewhat unusual one. [...]

A Collaboration with Special Olympics BC: Improving Community-Based Physical Activity Programs for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

2020-03-27T09:54:04-08:00August 8th, 2019|News|

A child participates in SOBC's Active Start program Grace Tamkee looked on from the sidelines as her son ran across the gym. This was a typical exercise for him. Her 10-year-old son, who has Down Syndrome, struggles to run and fatigues easily. He’s been participating in Special Olympics BC programming since he was [...]

Announcement: Kids Brain Health Network Appoints New Chair of Research Management Committee

2019-08-19T01:16:33-08:00August 7th, 2019|News|

Announcing the Appointment of Dr. Désirée Maltais to the position of Chair of the Research Management Committee On June 21, 2019, Kids Brain Health Network appointed a new Chair of the Research Management Committee, Dr. Désirée Maltais Kids Brain Health Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Désirée Maltais as Chair of the [...]

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

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

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 [...]

CBC Red Button Series: Jadine’s Story

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

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 [...]