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Ilana Naiman

PhD student at the University of Toronto and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Ilana Naiman, MSc, R.Kin, is a PhD student at the University of Toronto and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

Ilana specializes in research aimed at promoting physical activity and physical literacy in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). She is also a research assistant and research kinesiologist at Holland Bloorview working on studies focusing on physical literacy in kids of all abilities.

Ilana did her Master’s degree in Winnipeg, Manitoba studying eye-hand co-ordination in adults with ASD. Ilana’s passion for eye-hand co-ordination and promoting physical activity stems from her background playing basketball, and her love for all sports and outdoor activities.