22
Aug

Researchers from both NCEs to take part in one-day workshop in Toronto aimed at identifying joint projects.

Neurodevelopmental disorders including Cerebral Palsy (CP), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affect thousands of Canadians. Virtual reality and computer gaming technologies that harness the fun and motivational power of play have been shown to improve cognitive and motor functioning in children with these disorders, offering innovative ways to enhance existing treatment approaches.

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19
Aug

NeuroDevNet’s website is home to the web-based interface for the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry. Launched in March 2011, the Registry is a confidential, nation-wide collection of medical and social data about children with cerebral palsy. With roots in Quebec, the Registry has expanded nationwide to include participants in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

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07
Aug

TORONTO, August 7, 2014 – While more than 93,000 adults in Ontario are affected by the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), many go undiagnosed for far too long. Without appropriate diagnostic and mental health services, many of these adults suffer in isolation. To address this emerging issue, care providers from across Ontario have joined together to create the Ontario Working Group on Mental Health and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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