Centre for Applied Disability Studies
Congratulations to Kerry Houlding on successfully defending her thesis entitled, "Exploring the Therapeutic Alliance in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder". CADS wishes the best of luck to Kerry in all her endeavours.
Congratulations to Munazza Tahir on successfully defending her thesis entitled, "The Family Game: A parent education intervention to increase positive parent-child interactions in parents with learning difficulties". CADS wishes the best of luck to Munazza in all her endeavours.
Congratulations to Courtney Bishop on successfully defending her thesis entitled, "The Social Enterprise as an Alternative Work Option for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: A Case Study of Staff Perspectives at Common Ground Co-operative". CADS wishes the best of luck to Courtney in all her endeavours.
Congratulations to Stephanie Ioannou on successfully defending her thesis entitled, "Managing Risk in a Culture of Rights: Providing Support and Treatment in Community-Based Settings for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities who Sexually Offend". CADS wishes the best of luck to Stephanie in all her endeavours.
Congratulations to Dr. Dorothy Griffiths on receiving the Order of Canada. Dr. Griffiths has devoted her career to bettering the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and has now been recognized for her hard work at a ceremony in Ottawa.
Congratulations to Dr. Maurice Feldman who is the recipient of the Brock University Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity. This award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate outstanding research achievements, contributions toward the training of future researchers, and consistency in scholarly or creative performance.
Congratulations to Dr. Maurice Feldman who is the recipient of the South-West Disability Conference Award (USA) for National Distinguished Disabilities Researcher.
Congratulations to Dr. Tricia Vause (prinicipal investigator) and Dr. Maurice Feldman (co-investigator), who received a research grant from the provincial Centre of Excellence in Children and Youth Mental Health. The grant is to support the evaluation of an innovative multimodal therapy for Obessive-Compulsive Disorder in children and youth with High Functioning Autism or Asperger syndrome.
Congratulations to Courtney Phillips recipient of the 2013 OADD RSIG Student Award for Excellence in Research.
CADS Special Events
APRIL 11, 2014 - DR. JON BAILEY, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
Please visit the Speaker Series & Workshop page.
All Current Students
Please check the Information for Current Students page for important information regarding convocation and other important announcements.
All Students: Please register for Fall term.
MA Students: Register in your thesis every term.
Cohort information will be emailed to students at their brocku.ca account.
Qualifying Courses: Fall application deadline March 30th, 2014.
Applications are now being accepted for Fall admission for Southern Ontario & Ottawa Satellite - 2014 Cohorts. Applications will be reviewed early 2014.