Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - Research Study
What is Riluzole and how could it help children with ASD?
• Researchers are studying a medication (Riluzole) that is thought to target the core
symptoms of ASD (compulsion, agressive and repetitive behaviours, social
• At this time, we do not know whether Riluzole works for children and adolescents with ASD;
that is why we are conducting this study
Who can participate?
• Individuals diagnosed with an ASD
• Participants must be 6-17 years of age
What is involved?
• Approximately 9 visits to Chedoke Hospital (Hamilton, ON) over 4 months
• Eachvisit takes about 2 hours
• Questionnaires about symptoms and side effects will be completed at each visit
• Blood samples are required at 5 of the visits in order to monitor side effects
If you are interested in participating, please contact:
Dr. Teresa Bennett's Research office
Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 74906
We are located at McMaster University, Chedoke Campus, 565 Sanitorium Road, Hamilton, ON
Click here for more information
Posted May 19, 2015
Hamilton Wentworth Chapter Office Hours
Due to an upcoming workshop we will have adjusted office hours this week.
Office hours for the week of May 19-22, 2015 are as follows:
Tuesday, May 19, 2015- 1:00pm-6:00pm
Friday, May 22, 2015- 4:00-9:00pm
We will return to regular office hours next week.
Questions? Email email@example.com
Posted January 7, 2014
SOCIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITES PACKAGE
WHAT EVENTS DO YOU WANT IN YOUR REGION?
If you are a parent or a community service provider, please share your ideas for the types of programs
and activities needed by individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or their families in your
community by completing the NEW SLO Idea Form.
*Please submit one SLO Idea Form per event Idea*
We greatly need input from the community, completed SLO Idea forms, volunteer leads for events, and families that support these ideas for events to take place.
Remember, it is your ideas that bring these events to life! Events will NOT take place without submitted SLO Idea Forms and support of the community.
Submission Due Date - Event Dates
February 1 - April to June
May 1 - July to September
August 1 - October to December
November 1 - January to March ( Including March Break Events)
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We appreciate your support!
SLO IDEA FORM
Posted April 21, 2013
Potential Program Events and Social Learning Opportunities
We are pleased to offer all of these regional events courtesy of the Potential Programme! Please read through them all carefully and take note of the location before you begin the registration process. Each event will have a flyer and registration page.
We have lots of great events coming up so please take a look!
Keep in mind that Chapter run programs will still be listed on this homepage and have their own separate registration.
Click here for more information
Posted February 17, 2012
We Have A New Facebook Page
Come visit our NEW Facebook page and "LIKE" us! Pass the information on to all your friends, the more awareness the better!
Click here to see our page
Posted April 10, 2011
Posted February 5, 2011
Hamilton Chapter Charity Golf Tournament
It's that time of year for our Annual Hamilton Chapter Charity Golf Tournament!
The 2015 Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Brant Valley Golf Club.
Your support and participation in the Hamilton Chapter Golf Tournament contributes towards the success of many people with ASD in the Hamilton Area and raises more money for the Chapter than any other event.
For more information on the tournament and information on how you can help through volunteering or sponsoring please click below or contact The Tournament Organizer Wayne Griffiths at email@example.com Click here for more information on this year's tournament
Posted January 19, 2011
Posted June 23, 2011