Participation and social inclusion of children, youth and young adults with disabilities at school, work and in the community. Current projects focus on occupational rehabilitation, transitions to adulthood, school transitions, peer mentorship, disclosure and accommodations. Other interests include: lived experience, social determinants of health, social inequalities, discrimination, gender, and the sociology of health and illness.
Dr. Sally Lindsay is a Senior Scientist at Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto. Her PhD is in the Sociology of Work and Health. Her research focuses on the social inclusion and participation of youth disabilities. She has over 120 publications and 150 invited presentations and has received over $3.5 million in peer-reviewed research funding as a principal investigator from SSHRC, CIHR among others. She holds an Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation and was recently elected into the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada.