autism

Fragile X study offers hope of new autism treatment

Published: 27Nov2014

People affected by a common inherited form of autism could be helped by a drug that is being tested as a treatment for cancer, according to researchers from the University of Edinburgh and McGill...

Diabetes drug may help symptoms of autism-associated condition

Published: 15May2017

Metformin, the most widely used drug to treat type 2 diabetes, could potentially be used to treat symptoms of Fragile X syndrome, an inherited form of intellectual disability and a cause of some...

World Autism Awareness Day is April 2

Published: 30Mar2015

Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. Parents generally detect it in the child's first years.

Dr. David Nicholas' lecture and roundtable discussion on parenting and ASD

14Feb201315:45

We are honoured to host Dr. David Nicholas from the University of Calgary who is Canada's leading expert on issues of transitions to adulthood in autism. Dr. Nicholas will give a talk followed by a...

Launch of new website for Dr. Quintin's BAND (Behaviour, Autism and NeuroDevelopment) Research Group

Published: 8Aug2016

The BAND research group, led by Dr. Eve-Marie Quintin of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, launched its new website this week.

Dr. Bertone speaks to TVA about work with attention, on and off the soccer field, at Quebec City secondary school

Published: 9Apr2015

Dr. Armando Bertone, professor with the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology and Director of the Perceptual Neuroscience Laboratory (PNLab), appeared on the show L'Esprit Sportif,...

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