Sally Lindsay

Sally Lindsay, PhD

Senior Scientist

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Research

Centre for Leadership:

Participation and Inclusion

Research Focus:

Dr. Sally Lindsay's research focuses on the participation and social inclusion of children and youth with disabilities at school, work and in the community. Current projects focus on employment readiness, transitions to adulthood, school transitions, peer mentorship, disclosure and accommodations. Other interests include: lived experience, social determinants of health, social inequalities, discrimination, gender, and the sociology of health and illness. 

Research/Trainee/Volunteer Opportunities:

Please visit the TRAIL Lab's Work with Us page for more information about available opportunities. 

Contact slindsay@hollandbloorview.ca to apply.


Education & Profession

Education:

  • PhD Sociology, University of Western Ontario
  • MA Sociology, University of Western Ontario

University Positions / Affiliations:

Honours and Awards:

  • Elected member, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Royal Society of Canada (2018-2025)
  • Early Researcher Award, Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, "Improving Inclusion and Employment for people with disabilities", 2014-2019
  • 2016 Henry Stonnington Award (2nd place)
  • 2015 Angus Reid Practitioners / Applied Sociology Award, Canadian Sociology Association
  • Most read article in 2014, 2015 & 2016, International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
  • CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 2008-2009
  • CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Primary Health Care, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 2008-2009
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Institute for Social, Culture and Policy Research, University of Salford, UK, 2008-2011
  • Honorary Researcher in Primary Health Care, NHS Salford Primary Care Trust, Salford UK, 2005-2007
  • CIHR Doctoral Fellowship, 2001-2005
  • J.W. Trusler Sociology Proficiency Award, 1998

Current Projects

Employment readiness

Feelings about balance (parents)

LEGO Robotics

Transportation experiences


Publications

Click to see Dr. Sally Lindsay's publications at the TRAIL Lab.

You can also view Dr. Lindsay's publications on PubMed.


Contact Info

Contact Information:
Bloorview Research Institute
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital 
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8 
Tel: 416-425-6220 x3654

Contact Email:
slindsay@hollandbloorview.ca