Sally Lindsay, PhD
To learn more about the TRAIL Lab's latest work please visit the HAPPY Project.
As head of TRAIL (TRansitions And Inclusive Environments Lab) 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.
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Education & Profession
- PhD Sociology, University of Western Ontario
- MA Sociology, University of Western Ontario
University Positions / Affiliations:
- Associate Professor (status), Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
- Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto
- Full member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
- Member, Collaborative Graduate Program in Women's Health
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
- Enhancing healthy and productive work for young men and women with physical disabilities
- Enhancing healthy and productive work: Employers' perspectives
Feelings about balance (parents)
- HB FIRST Robotics
- Exploring the role of FIRST® LEGO® robotics for enhancing social inclusion and participation of children and youth with disabilities: A pilot study
You can also view Dr. Lindsay's publications on PubMed.
Bloorview Research Institute
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8
Tel: 416-425-6220 x3654
employment opportunities for youth with disabilities