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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. 


What's new

  • February 4, 2015
    Bloorview Research Institute's Sally Lindsay addresses winter challenges for youth with physical disabilities in study
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  • January 21, 2015
    BRI Scientist Connects the Dots between Theory and Practice of Rehabilitation in New Book: Available for Pre-Order
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  • December 1, 2014
    Bloorview Research Institute's Dr. Tom Chau featured by University of Waterloo Magazine
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  • November 30, 2014
    The Concussion Research Centre Partners with Ontario Science Centre for "Concussion & You" Exhibit
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  • November 25, 2014
    Dr. Elaine Biddiss Exhibits Therapeutic Virtual Video Games at the Ontario Science Centre
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  • November 7, 2014
    Bloorview Research Institute Director Dr. Tom Chau Gives Kids a Voice, Featured by Global News
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Virginia Wright - recipient of the 2014 Circle of Honour Award


Dr. Tom Chau featured as an Everyday Hero by Global National News
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Introducing the Concussion Research Centre