Our Values

Research that is underpinned by collegiality and collaboration that will allow us to capture the collective power of interdisciplinary teamwork needed to find better solutions and propose bold ideas for the future.

Our research will uphold the dignity of the people with disability through respectful language and methods and recognition of experiential knowledge. Specifically, our research will:

  • facilitate choice
  • promote positive images
  • expand opportunities
  • enhance potential
  • engage people and their families


Our Mission

  • To find better solutions to complex systemic challenges through interdisciplinary collaborative and responsive research that is embedded in practice and informed by people with disability
  • To promote respect for the fundamental importance of service users in the design of rehabilitation and disability services and research;
  • To build essential partnerships between researchers and practitioners and policy makers to enhance the relevance of research and build capacity for the timely application of evidence.


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