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Centre for Leadership Day

Centre for Leadership Day @HollandBloorview on June 19, 2019.

The Centre for Leadership held its first drop-in celebration day on Wednesday June 19 and showcased 47 projects that have been funded over the past five years.


Over 200 people attended the event and 67 attendees completed our exist survey to collect their thoughts on the event and the new poster design. You can find the results here:

Poster Presentations

How should we talk about obesity and weight-related topics with children with autism spectrum disorders and their families?

Putting weighty topics into action: Sharing stories “from the floor” through a Knowledge Translation Casebook to foster positive weight-related conversations

Interprofessional Education in AAC in Ontario: Enhancing Teamwork 

Validation of the Family Needs Questionnaire for Pediatric Rehab (FNQ-PR)

Validation of the Pediatric Family Needs Questionnaire (FNQ-P) across three countries

Knowledge Translation Facilitator Network

An intensive gross motor camp for youth with cerebral palsy

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Functional Electrical Stimulation paired with intensive therapy to Improve hand function in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Cycle to Fun – ‘Exergames’ for inpatient rehabilitation for children and youth with cerebral palsy 

ScreenPlay – Expanding its reach

Botley’s Bootle Blast: Overcoming barriers to home use for children and families with motor therapy goals

Addressing Primary Health Care Service Gaps for Transition-Aged Youth with Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Long-term Ventilation (LTV) Discharge Pathway: Evaluating the Perceptions of Family Caregivers on Skill Acquisition and Competency

A lifelike and functional passive prosthetic hand for infants

Developing a variable friction-based swing phase controller to improve gait kinematics in physically active children and youth with lower-limb amputations

Review of clinical outcomes of repeated participation in the Helping Hand Program: a modified constraint induced movement therapy for children with ABI

Enhancing care for young people with MD: Addressing the human elements of progressive illness

Does foolish playing enhance young people’s wellbeing?:  A qualitative study of hospital-based clown practices

The SibKit 2.0: Tools for Siblings of Children with Acquired Brain Injury

Examining the utility of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) in the diagnosing of pain in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Developing a manual for therapist on constraint treatment in children with cerebral palsy

A feasibility and acceptability study of elevated protein dietary intake for children diagnosis with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) while on psychotropic medication

Characteristics/Determinants of families missing appointments and improving access to care for them

Strengthening practice through partnerships: Supporting parents of children with cerebral palsy as they transition from neonatal follow-up to developmental rehabilitation services

Theory of Mind in Children with ADHD: The Role of Inhibitory Control and Working Memory

Theory of Mind in Children with ASD: The Role of Inhibitory Control and Working Memory

Co-creating summaries for making research publications accessible to all clients and families

One Voice: The international symposium on pediatric concussion- building capacity, knowledge and momentum

Exploring transition pathways to post-secondary education and employment for youth with disabilities

Supporting students by enhancing educator knowledge about acquired brain injury

Pathways for progress: The impact of an interdisciplinary team-based assessment for youth with concussion and their families

Rapid Translation of Evidence Home-Based Baby Constraint Induced Movement Therapy(CIMT) into Practice

Toward improving the capacity of children to make informed decisions about participation in research

Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the updated Community Mobility Assessment–2 (CMA-2)

Integrating wellness goals into personalized care pathways for children and youth with disabilities

Intro to CfL Day Poster

Centre for Leadership article

Project LEApp (Learning to Eat App): Developing an iPad-based video modeling intervention in increasing food variety in children with ASD

Use of the Lokomat© robotic gait trainer in the early stage rehabilitation of children and youth following acquired brain injury (ABI): A feasibility study

Screening Practices and Factors Influencing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Screening by Community Paediatricians

The Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach intervention in treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and limited food repertoire

Measuring real-world outcomes of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) interventions for children and youth in school activity settings

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) for the Treatment of Concussion Symptoms

Parental Perspectives on Advance Care Planning for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy

Mind Body Mingle Effective health promotion interventions in adolescents with physical disabilities

Profiles of vision impairment in pediatric acquired brain injury

Development of a Remote Monitoring system for oximetry to be use by parents in the community

Using Interview Circuits and Simulation to Embed Clients, Family Members and Staff as Equal Partner in Hiring Decisions: The creation of a how-to guide to aid Ontario hospitals