Dr. Amy Latimer-Cheung recognized for advancing accessibility and inclusion on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Amy Latimer

Breaking down barriers: Queen’s researchers Amy Latimer-Cheung (Kinesiology and Health Studies) and Heather Aldersey (Rehabilitation Therapy) are working to enhance equity and inclusion for individuals with disabilities. With $4 million in funding secured from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Partnership Grant program, their projects address barriers faced by nearly 25 per cent of Canadians. Dr. Latimer-Cheung is focusing on improving the quality of sport, exercise, and play experiences for people with disabilities, while Dr. Aldersey, in disability-inclusive development, is examining global disability support models, aiming to shape Canadian policies promoting natural supports alongside formal assistance.


Read more, here: https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/advancing-accessibility-and-inclusion