We Are

The Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP) is a transdisciplinary initiative on the future of work disability policy in Canada


An overview of how we are organized


  1. Seed Grant Project Report : The Human Rights of Injured Workers: Social Protection Floors and the Canadian Work Disability System. Author: Jeffrey Hilgert
  2. L’utilisation des TIC pour soutenir l’accès à l’emploi des adolescents handicapés ou en difficultés d’apprentissage ou d’adaptation (HDAA) [The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support access to employment for adolescents with special needs]. Authors: Marie Laberge, Curtis Breslin, Gabriel Charland
  3. Workplace accommodations for persons with physical disabilities: Evidence synthesis of the peer-reviewed literature. Authors: Kathy Padkapayeva, Andrew Posen, Amin Yazdani, Alexis Buettgen, Quenby Mahood, Emile Tompa
  4. Injured Workers Who Experience Challenges Returning to Work: Pathways and Consequences. Authors: Rebecca Gewurtz, Stephanie Premji, Linn Holness
  5. Episodic Disabilities in Canada. Authors: Adele Furrie, Rebecca Gewurtz, Wendy Porch, Cameron Crawford, Maureen Haan, John Stapleton
  6. Disability Supports and Employment Policy. Authors: Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul (Caledon Institute of Social Policy)

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