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Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

The University of Alberta is home to North America’s only free-standing Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. We are a world class post-secondary institution and provide academic leadership and training in rehabilitation science, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology, balancing our activities among learning, discovery and citizenship (including clinical practice). A research leader in musculoskeletal health, spinal cord injuries, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, chronic pain management, seniors health, and the application of information and communication technologies to support community care; we are the destination of choice for rehabilitation professionals, researchers, students and scientists.
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  1. Robotic Learning From Demonstration of Therapist's Time-Varying Assistance to a Patient in Trajectory-Following Tasks [Download]

    Title: Robotic Learning From Demonstration of Therapist's Time-Varying Assistance to a Patient in Trajectory-Following Tasks
    Creator: Mohammad Najafi
    Subjects: Robotic Learning
  2. Access to hands-on mathematics measurement activities using robots controlled via speech generating devices: Three case studies [Download]

    Title: Access to hands-on mathematics measurement activities using robots controlled via speech generating devices: Three case studies
    Creator: Adams, K.
    Subjects: Lego robots, mathematics skills, augmentative and alternative communication
  3. Using robots in “Hands-on” academic activities: A case study examining speech generating device use and required skills [Download]

    Title: Using robots in “Hands-on” academic activities: A case study examining speech generating device use and required skills
    Creator: Adams K.
    Subjects: Complex communication needs (CCN), Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), Speech generating device (SGD), assistive robots, object manipulation, educational activities, mathematics
  4. Performing mathematics activities with non-standard units of measurement using robots controlled via speech generating devices: Three case studies [Download]

    Title: Performing mathematics activities with non-standard units of measurement using robots controlled via speech generating devices: Three case studies
    Creator: Adams K
    Subjects: mathematics, speech generating device, Assistive technology
  5. Robotic systems for augmentative manipulation to promote cognitive development, play, and education [Download]

    Title: Robotic systems for augmentative manipulation to promote cognitive development, play, and education
    Creator: Adams, K. D.
    Subjects: Robotic system, augmentative manipulation
  6. Demonstrating and explaining math concepts using integrated communication and robot control [Download]

    Title: Demonstrating and explaining math concepts using integrated communication and robot control
    Creator: Adams, K.
    Subjects: Assitive robot
  7. The importance of play: AT for children with disabilities [Download]

    Title: The importance of play: AT for children with disabilities
    Creator: Al Cook
    Subjects: children with disabilities, Assistive technology
  8. Usability Testing of a Developed Assistive Robotic System with Virtual Assistance for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy: A Case Study [Download]

    Title: Usability Testing of a Developed Assistive Robotic System with Virtual Assistance for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy: A Case Study
    Creator: Nooshin Jafari
    Subjects: Robotic system, virtual assistance, people with disabilities, cerebral palsy, manual activities
  9. PLAYFULNESS IN CHILDREN WITH LIMITED MOTOR ABILITIES WHEN USING A ROBOT [Download]

    Title: PLAYFULNESS IN CHILDREN WITH LIMITED MOTOR ABILITIES WHEN USING A ROBOT
    Creator: Rios, A. M.
    Subjects: play, playfulness, cerebral palsy, adapted aids, technologies
  10. Increasing participation in the information society by people with disabilities and their families in lower-income countries using mainstream technologies [Download]

    Title: Increasing participation in the information society by people with disabilities and their families in lower-income countries using mainstream technologies
    Creator: Tim Barlott
    Subjects: Assistive technology, SMS, ICT4D, Information and communication technology, Lower income countries, Information society