Shaminder Dhillon, PhD candidate, is an Occupational Therapist and Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. Her research interests include professional issues such as advocacy and transition to practice for internationally-educated occupational therapists. Her dissertation explores the process of accommodating students with disabilities through analysis of texts and interviews with both university-based and field-based educators. The humanities offer important insights and tools to inform understanding and the design of this work.
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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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