News & Publications

What does it take to put together a TEDx Talk?

April 21, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it takes to plan and execute a TEDx event? In a new guest post featured on NeuroDevNet’s KT blog, network affiliates Drs. Jonathan Weiss and Jonathan Lai detail the extent of behind-the-scenes preparation involved in producing their upcoming TEDxYorkUSalon event, “Spectrum.”

Board Member Donna Thompson to teach advocacy skills to Ottawa parents

April 20, 2016

Three of Canada's top parent advocates will teach the art of advocacy to Ottawa parents raising children with disabilties at a May 12 gathering. 

Board member Donna Thomson, author of the widely regarded "The Four Walls of My Freedom" will join Julie Keon, author of "What Would I Tell You," and Kim McLeod, facilitator of "One More Thing," a community on Facebook and member of a group of mothers of children with extremely rare disorders, are to share their stories and insights to help ease the way for other parents of children, with or without a formal diagnosis.

Making Our Web Resources Accessible and Relevant

April 8, 2016

Are you currently working with or raising a child with disabilities? Childhood Disability LINK, a NeuroDevNet affiliate, recently launched a campaign to hear more about the experiences of people like you. The organization is in the midst of reassessing its website structure and related engagement within the community, and has moved to update their content by first taking a look through the lens of those who are impacted the most. 

Canada FASD Research Network announces winner of the Sterling Clarren Award

April 4, 2016

NeuroDevNet trainee Angelina Paolozza has been named the recipient of the 2016 Dr. Sterling Clarren Research Award.

Named in recognition of Dr. Sterling Clarren's pioneering contributions and leadership in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), the award is presented annually, lauding an individual researcher's completed study that has made a substantial contribution to understanding the human dimensions of FASD. Dr. Paolozza completed her PhD at Queen’s University under the supervision of NeuroDevNet Associate Scientific Director Dr. James Reynolds.