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Welcome to the Bloorview Research Institute

Established in 2004, the internationally recognized Bloorview Research Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities through client and family-centred rehabilitation research.

The Bloorview Research Institute is housed in the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation and continuing care teaching hospital, and is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.

The Bloorview Research Institute is recognized in Canada and around the world for its unique client population and leadership in the field of childhood disability. The Research Institute brings together a multi-disciplinary team of scientists who work collaboratively with clinical staff, clients, and families to generate clinically-linked and applied pediatric rehabilitation research. 


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  • February 11, 2016
    Physiotherapy Practice, Winter 2016: Adopting New Technologies
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  • February 4, 2016
    Video games: A new therapeutic frontier for cerebral palsy
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  • January 26, 2016
    Blog post: Dr. Barbara Gibson and the 'new' normal
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  • January 22, 2016
    BRI Sr. Scientist Barbara Gibson Launches New Book on Rehabilitation
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  • January 19, 2016
    CAHO Blog Post: Informing the research agenda for a healthier, wealthier, smarter future
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  • January 18, 2016
    Event: The Conference Board of Canada Hosts Brain Health Conference
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