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Dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities and their families through clinically-linked and applied pediatric rehabilitation research, the Bloorview Research Institute is located on site and allows Holland Bloorview to integrate cutting edge-research and teaching with frontline care.
The Research Institute brings together scientists whose expertise includes medicine, surgery, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech- language pathology, engineering, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology and more.
Areas of research include accessible spaces, acquired brain injury, attitudes toward disability, autism, bullying of children with disabilities, cerebral palsy, communications disorders, muscular dystrophy, outcome measures, prosthetic and other assistive devices, spina bifida, and access and communication technologies.
Having the Research Institute onsite promotes collaboration and innovation. Children, families, therapists and researchers work together to identify real-world problems and develop products or treatments.
Here's a sample of a few exciting projects researchers in the BRI are working on.