The Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine is the only free-standing rehabilitation faculty in North America.
Our satellite campuses in Camrose and Calgary make us a successful model of Campus Alberta.
Pursuing your best is our mission statement. It not only describes our students and faculty in their academic and professional careers, but also the patients and clients they work with.
We are a research leader in the following areas: musculoskeletal health, neuroscience, aging and rehabilitation technology, among others.
To date, the Faculty boasts over 6,500 alumni.
Sustainable Family Care for Children with Disabilities: Recent and Ongoing Research
Supporting families who are raising children with disabilities is a primary focus of the FDSI. For more information, please take a moment to browse related current projects and recent publications.
The purpose of this project is to help us better understand community and family level influences on children’s mental health.
The focus of this study was on the everyday challenge and accomplishment of sustaining a routine of family life that accommodates the needs and interests of a child with disabilities and all other family members.
Supporting parents is arguably the most effective way of supporting children: Parents can be their children’s primary source of support and/or their primary source of vulnerability.
Read the Final Report