critical disability and rehabilitation studies

  • A New Wave of Physiotherapy Research

    Posted on June 29, 2016 in News & Events

    Could integrating children with disabilities into mainstream schools be causing unintended harm? How do students with non-visible disabilities experience college or university? Do rehabilitation clinicians stigmatize patients based on their weight? These aren’t the sort of questions you would expect physiotherapists to be asking. However, these are exactly the type of inquiries fueling a new wave […]

  • Dr. Barbara Gibson’s New Book Re-Examines Rehabilitation

    Posted on March 31, 2016 in News & Events

    Associate Professor Dr. Barbara Gibson was trying to teach her University of Toronto graduate students how to think differently about rehabilitation. She wanted them to explore new ways of viewing disability, therapy goals and individual well-being. However, Dr. Gibson had a problem: there were no rehab-specific textbooks addressing these issues. So, she wrote one. Dr. […]