Dr. Angela Colantonio takes a moment to discuss rehabINK, and recognize the amazing student, faculty and administrators that comprise the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at U of T.
Welcome to our first edition of rehabINK! After almost 8 months of work, this project has finally come to fruition, and we couldn’t be more pleased with the result. Read on to find more about our vision for rehabINK.
What cognitive skills make a good story-teller? What happens if some of these skills start to deteriorate?
Many children have problems with fine motor activities like handwriting. Occupational therapists are key professionals in addressing these problems. New apps have emerged to stimulate children to improve their fine motor skills. But do these apps work? Should occupational therapists be using them to complement their practice?
The brain’s frontal lobe is responsible for higher order cognitive functioning. This area is particularly vulnerable during development. Cognitive deficits are often identified following concussion in youth, however less is known about how frontal lobe processes may specifically be disrupted across the recovery trajectory. A brief review is presented.
Sex and gender differences between men and women extend well beyond chromosomes and reproductive organs. Yet health and rehabilitation research often overlooks both biological and social differences between males and females.
Stephen McCarthy, Ph.D. Candidate in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, takes a few minutes to discuss his 3MT experience at last year’s provincial competition. He also comments on the impact of the recent Ebola and Zika virus outbreaks.