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The St.Amant Research Centre works to improve quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities through research and education. We use an interdisciplinary approach to create new knowledge and translate our research into useful information for caregivers, practitioners and policy-makers. We aim to create a world where all people – regardless of their abilities – are able to develop to their fullest potential.



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The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ulster University & Health SIRG presents: Bridging the gap: from evidence to improved health for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities Hilton Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland June 19-21, 2017 For information, please contact Dr. Laurence Taggart: l.taggart@ulster.ac.uk Full details of conference to follow shortly.

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The Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autism, presented by St.Amant, is an annual gathering intended to bring together a range of people committed to enhancing quality of supports and services for people with developmental disabilities and autism. Join us in 2017 as we celebrate 25 years of this educational and inspirational event. A list of presenters and program will […]

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A York University study is looking to hear from parents of children with autism about the kinds of social support they receive and want. We know that social support can be immensely helpful for families, and the research shows a link between good support and lower levels of stress, anxiety, and burden. This support may come from friends, family, co-workers, […]

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St.Amant Research Centre examined archival data of a community-based early intensive behavioural intervention program to determine the effect service intensity has on outcome measures in different domains for children with autism spectrum disorder. Overall, we found that children showed significant improvements after one year of early intensive behavioural intervention service, and that treatment intensity may influence outcomes even at relatively […]