News & Events

  • ICDR 2023 September Newsletter

    Posted on September 19, 2023 in News & Events

    Link to the PDF Newsletter of the Issue: 2023 September PDF Newsletter Welcome to the newsletter from the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation (ICDR)! The goal  of this newsletter is to appraise the members and stakeholders of the ICDR as well as the wider Rehabilitation Sciences Sector community of some ongoing activities. We are […]

  • ICDR India: Annual Walkathon (June 11, 2023)

    Posted on May 29, 2023 in News & Events

    We are delighted to announce that ICDR India is organizing a walkathon to raise money for Amar Seva Sangam on June 11th, 2023. In particular to purchase assistive devices for children and adults with disabilities The aim: raising funds for Early Intervention therapy & Assistive devices for children with intellectual challenges.   Please help us to […]

  • The ICDR’s Strategic Plan for 2023-2026

    Posted on May 4, 2023 in News & Events

    We are very excited to announce our strategic plan for the development of the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation.  Here is a link to the PDF of this plan: ICDR – Strategic Plan – 2023 – 2026 In July 2022, Andrea Duncan and Tim Bressmann joined ICDR as the new Co-Directors and it was decided […]

  • 2023 Lecture Day: The Eyes Have It – Incorporating Oculomotor Assessment

    Posted on March 15, 2023 in News & Events

    We are very excited to announce that we will host our first Lecture Day since the pandemic on May 27, 2023. We have been holding our Lecture Day event every May since 2010 and is one of our successful fundraising events. This is the registration link, 2023-lecture-day-the-eyes-have-it-incorporating-oculomotor-assessment-tickets-551970918877. Description:  Patients presenting to physical therapy now include a […]

  • Workshop on Peace in Cameroon held at University of Toronto

    Posted on May 7, 2019 in News & Events

    From May 4-6, 2019 a workshop was held with scholars, journalists, non-government organizations, and other experts to identify non-violent measures to protect lives in Cameroon. Please read the following news release about this event.

  • Privilege 101: Power, Privilege and Oppression in the Context of Health Equity

    Posted on November 18, 2017 in News & Events

    On November 18th, 2017, Dr. Stephanie Nixon facilitated an event on Power, Privilege, and Oppression in the Context of Health Equity.  What is privilege and why is it important? For health care practitioners, how can awareness of privilege have an impact on clinical practice? How can people concerned about health equity practice allyship in their own […]

  • HIV, Disability and Rehabilitation Research in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Posted on February 20, 2017 in News & Events

    An environmental scan was conducted by Dr. Stephanie Nixon and colleagues to identify and describe research on disability and/or rehab in the context of HIV in SSA being conducted by Canadians. Click here to read the environmental scan. 

  • Rehabilitating the World

    Posted on November 9, 2016 in News & Events

    Dean Trevor Young, Faculty of Medicine, highlights the work of the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation within the rehabilitation sciences in a recent edition of MedEmail. Read the full article here.

  • Ending AIDS Means Prolonging Life with HIV

    Posted on September 16, 2016 in News & Events

    The Government of Canada hosted the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in September. Please read the blog post by Dr. Stephanie Nixon, Director, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation. Click here to read the post. 

  • Ocean Racing Adventure

    Posted on July 5, 2016 in News & Events

    Lynn Ellwood, Professor, Teaching Stream, with the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, U of T and member of the ICDR-Trinidad working group,┬ácompleted Leg 7 of the round the world clipper race on June 10th and what a way to finish her journey with the team! A challenging sail through Tropical Storm Colin and then a first […]