Maria Cynthia deBono is a Maltese physiotherapist, with a special interest in rehabilitation, disability studies, client empowerment and education. She has worked in several rehabilitation settings for clients of all ages, and had the opportunity to visit rehabilitation hospitals in Finland and Slovenia. In 2015, she earned her Master’s Degree in Disability Studies at the University of Malta. Considering herself as a highly-motivated individual with an eagerness to acquire new knowledge and share it with others, she is a strong believer that the client is the expert knower and promotes the view that healthcare professionals can be enablers in the lives of persons with disability.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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