School of Rehabilitation Sciences news and information
PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences â€“ First thesis defended
Marie Grandisson became the first student from the PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences to defend her thesis on May 19, 2015. Marie, a Vanier Scholar, completed her program under the supervision of MichĂ¨le HĂ©bert and Rachel Thibeault. Her thesis focused on Developing guidelines for program evaluation in community-based rehabilitation. Marie is heading to Laval University where she has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation.
NEW! Apply to the School of Rehabilitation Sciences' professional programs through ORPAS
Applications for the Audiologie / Orthophonie, ErgothĂ©rapie, PhysiothĂ©rapie programs (offered in French) at uOttawa are now submitted through the Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Program Application Service (ORPAS).
New book on hearing impairment in children
Early detection and hearing amplification technology mean that we now live in a transition period in the education of children with hearing impairments. This education still requires specialized intervention from a team of professionals in close collaboration with parents. So in her new book entitled â€śApprendre Ă Ă©couter et Ă parler : La dĂ©ficience auditive chez lâ€™enfantâ€ť, Professor Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and a team of experts present the main educational, social, medical and technological issues related to hearing impairment.