Specially Commended – 2018 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition

The CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH) is dedicated to developmental, physical and mental well-being throughout the life cycle from a population perspective. Their annual video competition, called IHDCYH Talks, is intended to improve knowledge translation of research within IHDCYH’s mandate and help demonstrate the impact that evidence can and does … Read more

Dr. Shannon Scott Distinguished Researcher

  Officially announced on September 10, 2018, seven top researchers will be able to take their work in children’s health to the next level, thanks to a $5-million gift from the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, and support from the University of Alberta & Alberta Health Services.   Dr. Shannon Scott and co-investigator Dr. Lisa Hartling are among the seven … Read more

WCHRI 2018 Graduate Studentship

Congratulations again to Alyson Campbell on being awarded a WCHRI 2018 Graduate Studentship!!   Alyson is a doctoral student and research assistant with ECHO. Her research focuses on knowledge translation in relation to pediatric concussions. We are so proud of you Alyson!   See the WCHRI announcement to read more!   Get to know more of … Read more

WCHRI 2018 Patient and Community Engagement Training Grant

Congratulations to Alyson Campbell on being awarded a WCHRI 2018 Patient and Community Engagement Training Grant!!   Alyson is a doctoral student and research assistant with ECHO. Her research focuses on knowledge translation in relation to pediatric concussions.   See the WCHRI announcement to read more!   Get to know our other trainees ECHO The ECHO … Read more

What to do when your child has croup

Croup is a common respiratory illness caused by a viral infection.   Croup can cause swelling of the upper airways, including the windpipe (trachea), voice box (larynx) and vocal cords. This swelling can lead to a hoarse voice, barky cough and sometimes difficulty breathing. Infections are common in babies and children up to 2 years of … Read more

When to go to the hospital with childhood vomiting and diarrhea

Sick All Night

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the bowel (intestines) caused by a virus or bacteria that can cause diarrhea and vomiting. It is common in infants and children, and can cause the loss of important fluids and minerals (dehydration). Find out about Salima and Ali’s experiences with gastroenteritis through this interactive story book. Throughout the book you … Read more

Do you know a child dealing with chronic pain?

Chronic Pain

While acute pain is our body’s way of letting us know something is wrong, chronic pain is very different, and can persist for months or years. This eBook shares Megan and her family’s experiences dealing with chronic pain, the struggle to achieve daily activities, and how the family learned to manage and cope with Megan’s … Read more

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) Renewal

We are happy to announce that Dr. Shannon Scott has once again been awarded the Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation for Child Health!    Huge congratulations to all the other CRC Award Holders, especially those at the University of Alberta. We are pleased to be working among such distinguished colleagues! ECHO The ECHO research … Read more

Our Gastroenteritis Tool Was Featured in the Winnipeg Free Press!

Sick All Night

Check out this article about our Gastroenteritis e-Book, Sick All Night: When to go to the Hospital with Childhood Vomiting and Diarrhea, in the Winnipeg Free Press. View our gastro resources ECHO The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence … Read more


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Physical treatments can include physiotherapy, prescribed exercise plans, strengthening exercises, massage, and more. 

Psychological treatments can include counselling or talk therapy, supportive therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, mediation, and more. They can be provided on a one-on-one basis or in a group setting.