Halifax (July 26, 2012) – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, announced $1.1 million in funding for two research teams looking at intervention programs aimed at improving outcomes for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families.
Key Issues in Chapter 9: Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples of Canada May 10, 2012, 12:00 noon ET to 1:30 p.m. ET
During this 90 minute webinar, Laura-Lee Balkwill, Policy Analyst and Dr. John M. H. Kelly, co-director of the Centre for Indigenous Research, Culture, Language and Education (CIRCLE) at Carleton University, will focus on key issues in Tri-Council Policy Statement 2 (TCPS 2) Chapter 9 including community engagement, complex authority structures, capacity building, and research agreements.
A team of top Canadian autism researchers, led by NeuroDevNet principal investigator Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum has published a study in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. "Sex Differences in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Identified Within a High-Risk Infant Cohort" was published online March 28.