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Report Release: MacART 2023 Autism Research Symposium  – Autism & Mental Health: Towards an Ecological Lifespan Approach

MacART held its 3rd Autism Research Symposium on Friday, May 26th, 2023 at McMaster Innovation Park. The symposium theme was “Autism & Mental Health: Towards an Ecological Lifespan Approach”. Our keynote speakers were Dr. Micah Mazurek from University of Virginia, and Dr. Yona Lunsky from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), each of

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MacART at Offord Centre Research Day – 2024

On April 4, 2024, Offord Centre Research Day was held at McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton, Ontario. This inaugural internal event was dedicated to research, reflection, and reconnection at the Offord Centre. The day united Offord Centre members and research staff, as well as students who have worked with the supervision of Offord Centre members,

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Statement from MacART on World Autism Acceptance Day 2024

On April 2nd we celebrate World Autism Acceptance Day. This day is not just about raising awareness, but also about fostering acceptance and promoting inclusion for the more than 75 million Autistic people worldwide. In Canada, 1 in 50 children and youth between the ages of 1 to 17 are Autistic, according to the Public

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MacART at McMaster Child Health Research Day – 2024

On March 27, 2024, McMaster Child Health Research Day (MCHRD) was held at CIBC Hall at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. This annual event is a knowledge translation forum that was developed in collaboration with academic and community partners across Hamilton. The day brought together academic learners and research staff supervised by faculty in McMaster

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Release of our 2022-23 MacART Progress Report

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2022-2023 MacART Progress Report. This comprehensive report illustrates the breadth of initiatives that our members have contributed toward over the last two years. It highlights the hard work, dedication, and collaborative efforts of the team and the significant impact of our members’ work on advancing autism

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MacART at the Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN) Annual Conference – 2023

The Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN) recently hosted their 14th annual conference in Ottawa, Ontario. This year’s theme was “Celebrating 14 years of helping kids live their best lives” and aimed to bring together attendees interested in neurodevelopmental disabilities. From October 21st to 24th, attendees participated in engaging discussions, learned from top experts in the

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Meet the Recipients of the 2023 Martha and Vincent Wagar Intellectual Disability and Autism Research Fund Graduate Student Award!

We are pleased to introduce you to the three successful recipients of the 2023 Martha and Vincent Wagar Intellectual Disability and Autism Research Fund graduate student award! About the research fund: The Martha and Vincent Wagar Intellectual Disability and Autism Research Fund provides graduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences the opportunity to pursue leading-edge research,

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Meet the Recipients of the 2023 Martha and Vincent Wagar Intellectual Disability and Autism Research Fund Graduate Student Award! Read More »

2023 Pandemic Canadian Autism Needs Assessment Survey / Sondage de 2023 pour l’évaluation des besoins relatifs à l’autisme au Canada en période de pandémie

We invite autistic adults (18+ years) and caregivers of autistic children of any age to participate in the 2023 Pandemic Canadian Autism Needs Assessment Survey. This is a survey to better understand the evolving impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on you and the services and supports you access. Purpose of the survey​ Participation  This is an

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2023 Pandemic Canadian Autism Needs Assessment Survey / Sondage de 2023 pour l’évaluation des besoins relatifs à l’autisme au Canada en période de pandémie Read More »

Statement from the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, on Autism Awareness Month

October is Autism Awareness Month in Canada! This month, and every month, Canadians must improve our understanding and awareness of how to better support Autistic people, families, and caregivers. Beyond this, we must do our part to encourage Autism acceptance across Canada. In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, provided a

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