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Orange Neurosciences supports neurodiverse learners with digital therapy platform

Local technology company Orange Neurosciences is preparing to launch a new program to support those with ADHD and autism. Titli, the second commercial application of DigiCoT, Orange Neurosciences’ technology platform, is currently available to therapists and parents at no cost while the company is collecting feedback to improve user experience.

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Kingston school fundraising for air purifiers instead of raising tuition

“There was no other funding available to us.” Laura Desousa A Kingston alternative school classified as non-profit and non-charity—thus disqualifying them from grants and funding—is seeking donations to help fund the purchase of air purifiers needed in the classroom. “With the pandemic, there’s been lots of unanticipated costs for the

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Kingston community speaks out against child psychiatrist charged with historic sex crimes

Dr. Nasreen Roberts, a now retired child and adolescent psychiatrist who practiced within Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Queen’s University, was recently charged by the RCMP with two historical sex crimes. The crimes took place against a minor in Alberta between 1993 and 1994. This event has been a

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Volunteers needed for clinical trial on autism-related disorders

A Kingston-based research study into a treatment for autism-related social disorders needs volunteers to move forward. The Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University is running a clinical trial for Autism under the leadership of Dr. Lucia Capano (KHSC-Hotel Dieu site) in conjunction with the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND)

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‘Active Seating for Active Minds’ wins Awesome Kingston March grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1,000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator(s). These days, the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same: No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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