DOCC-Net: Disability & Obesity in Canadian Children Network

DOCC-Net aims to chart the way of future research on obesity and weight-related issues with children with disabilities. Our goal is to build multi-stakeholder collaborations within Canada, and ensure that our research is scientifically robust, clinically meaningful, and grounded in child and family priorities.

Members of DOCC-Net are interested in areas such as health promotion, weight-management, obesity, physical activity, diet and wellness, as related to children and youth with disabilities.

Researchers, clinicians, parents, policy makers and anyone else with an interest in this area are welcome to join. As the Network grows, the vision is for it to facilitate research collaborations, share existing knowledge between members and disseminate best practices and other key learnings as they are identified.

Knowledge Gaps: Workshop Outcomes

DOCC-Net: Selected Publications

DOCC-Net: Projects and Activities



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Join DOCC-Net

Those interested in joining DOCC-Net may contact Amy McPherson, Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute and DOCC-Net Lead.