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We have added a new section to the web site called "Publications" which lists publications and presentations about the preliminary findings of the project.
In July 2012, an article entitled "Including children with developmental disabilities" was published which describes the HELPS Inc project and its goals.
Data collection is now complete. Thank you to everyone who completed questionnaires and participated in the case study research.
Posters describing preliminary findings are available in "Publications." The team is currently developing publications and educational resources which will be added to the website as they become available.
The HELPS Inc Project explores the challenges and successes that parents, healthcare professionals, and educators experience in helping young children with developmental delays and disabilities transition into elementary school.
The project has brought together a vibrant emerging team that includes a multidisciplinary group of researchers, as well as parents, healthcare professionals, educators, healthcare and education students, and other stakeholders from five centres across three provinces (Halifax, Nova Scotia; Kingston and Toronto, Ontario; and Montréal and Trois-Rivières, Quebec).
Our goals are to use the information gathered through case studies and questionnaires in order to:
Our research project is part of the "Bright Futures for Kids with Disabilities" initiative which is funded through a partnership between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Bloorview Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Our research is funded through a partnership between:
With the support of: