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Think FASD

2020-07-10T12:59:09-08:00July 10th, 2020|News|

CanFASD is launching a new prevention campaign aiming at reducing risk for couples that are having unprotected sex and using alcohol; couples that are trying to get pregnant and using alcohol; and couples that are pregnant and using alcohol. The initiative called Think FASD (#thinkFASD) can be seen at https://www.thinkfasd.ca/. "FASD is a lifelong disability [...]

Life Beyond Trauma

2020-07-10T11:51:22-08:00July 10th, 2020|News|

Research program for parents of neurodiverse children Survey Rewards and challenges in parenting Takes 30 min; confidential Chance to win $100 gift card Participate https://redcap.ualberta.ca/surveys/?s=FRTCNX7FTR 1-on-1 e-health program Talk about rewarding and traumatic experiences in your life and in parenting 12 video calls with a coach Highly confidential & free of cost Canada-wide Learn more [...]

The Global Report on Developmental Delays, Disorders, and Disabilities

2020-06-15T10:05:21-08:00June 14th, 2020|News|

The COVID-19 pandemic is hard for everyone but coping with the pandemic can be even harder for people with disabilities and their families. We are inviting Canadian families to contribute to the World Health Organization/UNICEF Global Report on Developmental Delays, Disorders, and Disabilities. Your response to a brief survey will help to identify service needs and [...]

Back on Track from COVID19 – Funding Opportunity

2020-06-05T10:51:07-08:00June 5th, 2020|News|

The “Back on Track from COVID19” funding opportunity addresses the interruption to biomedical research laboratories and clinical research as a result of the COVID19 emergency. The funds are intended to cover additional costs to research incurred by facility shutdown, changes in work plans due to social distancing, assisting graduate student progress to complete research and [...]

My COVID Disability Q. Canada’s New Q&A Hub for Canadians with Disabilities

2020-07-03T07:40:55-08:00May 29th, 2020|News|

In May 2020, CanChild, the Kids Brain Health Network, and the CHILD-BRIGHT Network launched My COVID Disability Q., a new Twitter Q&A hub for Canadian children and youth with disabilities as well as family members speaking on their behalf. Using My COVID Disability Q., youth and their family members are invited to ask questions relating to disabilities and [...]

Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians – Trust in Others: Share your perspective

2020-06-02T11:25:44-08:00May 27th, 2020|News|

Statistics Canada is collecting data on Canadians’ trust in others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your participation is important: Your voice matters Tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your level of trust in government, in businesses, and in others, and share your views regarding the reopening of workplaces and public spaces. Please take a [...]

David Nicolas leads the way in researching countermeasures to minimize the impact of COVID-19

2020-05-26T07:24:52-08:00May 26th, 2020|News|

KBHN principal investigator, Dr. David Nicolas, is one of several recipients of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Grant by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). According to the Government of Canada website, Nicolas' grant is a chance for Canada "to continue to contribute to global efforts that will address the COVID-19 outbreak." As [...]