University of Manitoba/ CIHR Café Scientifique

Interested in talking and learning more about different health topics and related research? Café Scientifique brings together experts with non-researchers (you, me, neighbours, friends) in a relaxed atmosphere to talk about their research and the questions it raises. Come and join the discussion!

Practical Solutions For Developmental Disabilities

November 19, 2013 – 7:00 pm
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg
To assist in planning seating RSVP to: or 204-474-6689

What we learn through research can make a real difference in the lives of those who have developmental disabilities. The exchange of knowledge that happens when parents, caregivers and teachers are involved in the research process sheds light on better ways to handle issues like difficult behavior in the classroom or teacher training.

Join our expert panelists to learn about their findings and research partnerships.

Joyce Douglas
Acting Principal, St-Amant School
Dr. Janine Montgomery
Associate Professor, Psychology,
University of Manitoba
Dr. Javier Virués-Ortega
Assistant Professor, Psychology,
University of Manitoba
Dr. CT (Dickie) Yu
Psychology, University of Manitoba,
Director, St-Amant Research Centre

Dr. Angela Cornick
Director of Autism & Outreach Programs, St-Amant