The 3rd Youthdale Treatment Centres Symposium on Adolescent Brain Development and Behaviour

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

150 Kilgour Road, Toronto
Conference Centre, Rooms 1E200 and 1E201

Connect with the leaders in adolescent psychology research and treatment.

This unique forum brings together psychiatrists, family physicians, neurologists, pediatricians, residents, and other health and educational professionals who work with adolescents with psychiatric disorders. Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to learn, share perspectives, and review the latest clinical and research findings.

Speakers include:

Symposium Chair: Dr. Paul Sandor

Dr. Peter Szatmari, Chedoke Health Corporation Chair in Child Psychiatry; Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University; and Director, Offord Centre for Child Studies

Dr. Szatmari is known for his writings on Aspergers genetics, infant studies, and PET and MRI studies. He is also known for his diagnostic criteria for Asperger syndrome. Dr. Szatmari helped to set up the Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) team at Chedoke Child and Family Centre, a regional diagnostic and treatment program for children with a PDD diagnosis, in Hamilton, Ontario. Dr. Szatmari is currently part of the Autism Genome Project.

Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou, Clinician Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute; Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

Dr. Anagnostou is a child neurologist, currently working as a clinician scientist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, and as lead investigator of the Autism Research Centre at Bloorview Research Institute. Her research is focused on randomized clinical trials examining how medications affect the core symptoms of autism, as well as understanding the neurobiology of autism.

Dr. Doron Almagor, Medical Director, The ADHD Clinic, Psychiatrist, Toronto Western Hospital's Tourette's Syndrome Clinic and Consulting Staff, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH)

Dr. Almagor is the Past President of the Ontario Psychiatric Association (OPA), has served as the Chair of the Psychotherapy section of the OPA, currently serves on the executive of the OMA Psychiatry Section, and is a board member of CADDRA (The Canadian Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Resource Alliance).

Symposium Agenda: click here to view the agenda

Who you'll meet:

This event will of particular interest to physicians, clinical personnel, researchers, students and trainees, teachers, and other educational professionals who work with or manage children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Pediatric Sleep Day 2014

Pediatric Sleep Day 2014 will be held on the previous day, Friday, April 4, 2014, at the same location. This one-day event focuses on pediatric respiratory disorders and the interplay of sleep and neurodevelopmental issues.

Pediatric Sleep Day 2014 Agenda: click here to view the agenda

Register Now!

Attend both the Youthdale Symposium on Adolescent Brain Development and Behaviour Day 2014 and Pediatric Sleep Day 2014 and save! Take advantage of early-bird discounts by registering and paying before March 15, 2014.

Complete this form (click here to download form), include your electronic signature, and e-mail to with your payment, or print, complete, sign, and fax to 416-603-5292, or scan and e-mail to

For more information, please contact Dr. Sharon Chung at or 416-368-4896 x 2260.