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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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  • April 23, 2015
    High tech waiting room helps keep kids healthy
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  • April 17, 2015
    Concussions in Soccer
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  • April 17, 2015
    Expert Opinion from BRI Scientist Amy McPherson
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  • April 13, 2015
    The 2015 Pursuit Award Finalists
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  • March 1, 2015
    Transitioning Rehabilitation: from 'maximizing independence' to 'enabling diverse abilities'
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  • February 26, 2015
    Navigating Winter Weather for Youth with Disabilities
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