Matt Freeman is a PhD candidate with CanChild and the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. Matt's research interests include understanding the information needs of adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy during their transition to adulthood. In this video, Matt briefly discusses his research and the new Youth KIT, an organizational tool for youth with disabilities. The Youth KIT will help youth give, get, and organize their own information, in a way that promotes self-management as they begin the transition from adolescence into adulthood. This video is one of a series highlighting various research projects at CanChild.
Peter Rosenbaum and Jan Willem Gorter published a paper in Child: Care, Health & Development outlining the 'F-words' in childhood disability: function, family, fitness, fun, friends and future! They packaged these concepts into the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (the ICF). Dr. Rosenbaum discusses these concepts in this video, part of a series highlighting various researchers and research projects at CanChild.
Niina Kolehmainen is a visiting research fellow at CanChild from the Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen (UK). In this video Niina describes why she chose CanChild as a place to further her work as a MRC Population Health Scientist.
This video is part of a series of videos highlighting various researchers and research projects at CanChild. Research material and products produced by CanChild are primarily free of charge, and CanChild is a non-profit entity associated with McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada