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June 1 - CBC News - Antidepressant failed to help autistic children, caused side-effects: study
January 01, 1975
An antidepressant that is among the most popular kinds of medicine used for treating autism didn't work for most kids and caused nightmares and oth......

Kanata Lakes Woman Launches Agency for Autistic by Cheryl Brink
January 01, 1975
Kanata Lakes woman launches agency to help autistic - Suzanne Jacobson inspired by grandsons' struggle June 11, 2009 BY Cheryl Brink   Suzanne J......

QuickStart on CTV Ottawa - December 9 with Leigh Chapple, November 17 with Leanne Cusack
January 01, 1975
December 9, 2009 Leigh Chapple talks to Suzanne about QuickStart. November 17, 2009 Leanne Cusack came to Pocopazzo to taste the delicious recip......

Juniper's Dueling Chefs - supporting QuickStart on January 25
January 01, 1975
Juniper's Dueling Chefs 2010 Juniper's Restaurant is challenging local chefs for the title of best chef! Dinner guests will vote, along with the......

Fundraising Events for QuickStart
January 01, 1975
Bertschi Orth Smith 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament for Insurance Professionals, June 4, 2010 on the Predator course at Greyhawk Golf and Count......

New Research Study shows promising results for toddlers with autism
January 01, 1975
New Research Study shows promising results for toddlers with autismIn late November, 2009, a research study was released from the M.I.N.D. Institut......

Salsaria Fundraiser for QuickStart
January 01, 1975
Salsaria is hosting a fundraiser for QuickStart.  Please contact Jim Vo at 613-851-1369 or go to to learm more about Salsari......

Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre receives funding to reduce wait times
January 01, 1975
Minister of Children and Youth Services Minister, Laurel Broten, recently announced that new funding will be allocated to the Ottawa Children's Tre......

Study links autism to duplicated, missing genes
January 01, 1975
Lisa Bond spent years trying to understand why her son, Joshua, wouldn't make eye contact, threw fits when she tried to change his socks, and had......

Urine test for autism may be on the horizon
January 01, 1975
Pedatric SuperSite, JUNE 8, 2010 - Researchers may be able to develop a noninvasive urine test for autism after finding that the urine of children ......

Group aims to procure tracking devices for autistic children
January 01, 1975
Published on July 27th, 2010 The News Topics : Eye-Zon 100 , Pictou County Children , Autism Association , NEW GLASGOW , Cape Breton NEW GLASGOW ......

QuickStart is now on Facebook
January 01, 1975
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Two Hotels First to Sign-up for ReFresh ReStart Program
January 01, 1975
Parents of children who have autism are exhausted.  Every step of the way it's a battle from the time you first become concerned, to trying to find......

QuickStart September Newsletter
January 01, 1975
QuickStart's September newsletter. Have a look at the Founder's note to read about our exciting news!  You will also want to have a look at our ne......

Pocopazzo & Friends cookbook raises over $30,000 for QuickStart
January 01, 1975
Pocopazzo & Friends cookbook has raised over $30,000 for QuickStart to provide free early intervention for children at risk of autism! Great recip......

New Ontario Funding Information
January 01, 1975
14 December, 2010 Minister Broten, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS), announced $25 million in new funding to provide a new servi......

January, 2011 Juniper's Duelling Chefs Supporting QuickStart!
January 01, 1975
  QuickStart is pleased to be one of the selected charities who will be benefiting from Juniper's Duelling Chefs!  Please come out and support u......

Recommendations for Autism Life Span
January 01, 1975
NS Government will respond to 53 autism recommendations by early 2011Nova Scotia's new Autism Management Advisory Team (AMAT) Report, the first of ......

PBS NEWSHOUR Report on Autism Today
January 01, 1975
ARLINGTON, VA  (March 29, 2011) - Autism - it's a developmental disorder that has become increasingly prevalent, affecting 1 out of 110 American ch......

December Newsletter
January 01, 1975
In this issue of our newsletter, by popular demand, we have included the recipe for our Absolut Orient Apple Drunken Crantini, created by Riley Gil......

Parent Coaching Workshop
January 01, 1975
QuickStart is pleased to offer a unique parent-coaching workshop on the Principles of Effective Intervention including the Early Start Denver Mod......

Grandparent Workshop
January 01, 1975
Supporting grandparents of children with special needs. The Social Work team at the Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre is offering a workshop for ......

Golf Tournament Supporting QuickStart
January 01, 1975
With the early spring weather our thoughts are turning to golf!  Please come out and support QuickStart - Early Intervention for Autism on Friday,......

Minister Aglukkaq announces new autism research chair
January 01, 1975
  Tuesday, 27th March, 2012 Canada made an important and exciting step forward today with the announcement by the Federal Minister of Health, th......

Golf Tournament a Great Success!
January 01, 1975
QuickStart Champions The 18th Annual Bertschi Orth Smith Charity Golf Tournament was a great success!  Over $11,000 was raised from the auctions ......

January 01, 1975
Saturday/Sunday, June 9th and 10th QuickStart will be in the Otto's Subaru parking lot on McRae Avenue.  Otto's has generously 'given' us their par......

Cheque donation to QuickStart
January 01, 1975
EMC news - An organization that provides help to autistic children received a funding boost recently thanks to a charity golf tournament run by a......

Now booking for our Third Annual Autumn Evening for Autism
January 01, 1975
As our beautiful fall begins, our Autumn Evening for Autism is just around the corner.  Book your tickets today for Thursday, October 11th at the e......

Volunteer Respite Program
January 01, 1975
QuickStart's newest program is now open for applications.  We are looking for College and University Students who would like to volunteer to offer ......

Meet Justin Bieber. Auction starts Midnight October 31st!
January 01, 1975
Justin Bieber and Dan Kanter have personally donated two tickets and two Meet and Greet passes to QuickStart for the Believe concert November 23rd ......

Justin Bieber tickets raise $6,500!
January 01, 1975
PRESS RELEASE Justin Bieber tickets raise $6,500 for Ottawa Autism Charity Donated tickets from the Pop Superstar benefit Ottawa-based charity ......

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