We are wired to believe that productivity equates to achievement. Yet appearing busy does not mean you are actually productive. Instead, you may be caught in the busy trap. Why this experience is so pervasive in academia (and rehabilitation sciences)?
Adora Chui, Jacqueline Nestico & Analyssa Cardenas
Introducing Issue 9 (Summer 2020) of rehabINK!
Without regulated standards in place, choosing appropriate concussion care is daunting. Saddle up on this learning adventure with a concussion expert and get some guidance for ensuring appropriate concussion care.
People living with disabilities in Thailand won a landmark ruling: the installation of elevators at every Skytrain station within one year! The TTC, however, reported only half of subway stations as wheelchair accessible. Expanding accessibility to Toronto city services is required for full participation of all individuals in society.
Rona M. Macdonald & Emily Nalder
How resilient are you feeling today? Resiliency has become a buzzword, but a close and critical look at resiliency reveals serious implications for rehabilitation, including its potential for “weaponization.”
Stephanie R. Cimino, Alexandra Thompson, Stephanie Posa, Nivetha Chandran, Sally Abudiab
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives. While we self-isolate to stop the spread, the way we do our daily activities has changed drastically. We share five stories of how we have pivoted our “doing differently” for better mental health.
Erica Dove & Arlene Astell
Access to exercise is difficult for some groups in society. Using motion-based technology, we have facilitated a bowling group that gets people moving. Here we walk you through our research journey from observation to application.
Umair Majid & Adedoja Akande
Losing a loved one can lead to Prolonged Grief Disorder. A case vignette illustrates the short- and long-term implications for a person’s mental, emotional, and physical health.
Kristina Marie Kokorelias
Family caregivers have the most responsibility for supporting care recipients with illness and disability. But family caregivers are not integrated well into the rehabilitation system. This commentary highlights caregiver perspectives, relevant research, and recommendations for change.
A barrier-free society is not possible without accommodation for disabilities. This commentary explores steps we can take in Canada towards this goal for those living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.