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H-CARDD part of CAMH Breakthrough Challenge

"I want to live in a Canada that is going to include people with developmental disabilities and their families in all its efforts towards addressing mental health and addiction issues", says H-CARDD program director Yona Lunsky as she talks about her research in CAMH's Breakthough Challenge . The Breakthrough Challenge features 5 of CAMH's most promising researchers. Watch their...
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From Paris

By Yona Lunsky   At the end of September, I attended the two-day Jerome Lejeune International Clinical Conference at Campus De Cordeliers in Paris, France. The meeting brought together clinicians and speakers from Europe and North America to share information on best practices assessment and intervention in intellectual and developmental disabilities. I opted to stay in town...
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Dr. Yona Lunsky wins June Callwood award

On Thursday June 26, 2014, Dr. Yona Lunsky received the June Callwood award at Surrey Place Centre's annual Inspring Hope and Recognition event. This award recognizes individuals who are making a profound difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism and blind-low vision impairments. Surrey Place Centre thanked Dr. Lunsky for "showing us what...
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H-CARDD receives 2014 Paula Goering KT award

H-CARDD has been awarded the 2014 Paula Goering Award! The Paula Goering Collaborative Research and Knowledge Translation Award recognizes a collaborative research project for integrated Knowledge Translation in the area of mental health and addictions. The award was created to acknowledge Dr. Goering's significant contributions to the field of Health Services in Canada and internationally,...
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