Sally Lindsay, PhD
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As head of TRAIL (TRansitions And Inclusive Environments Lab), Dr. Sally Lindsay's research focuses on the participation and social inclusion of children and youth with disabilities at school, work and in the community. Current projects focus on employment readiness, transitions to adulthood, school transitions, peer mentorship, disclosure and accommodations. Other interests include: lived experience, social determinants of health, social inequalities, discrimination, gender, and the sociology of health and illness.
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Education & Profession
- PhD Sociology, University of Western Ontario
- MA Sociology, University of Western Ontario
University Positions / Affiliations:
- Associate Professor (status), Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
- Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto
- Full member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
- Member, Collaborative Program in Neuroscience
Honours and Awards:
- Elected member, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Royal Society of Canada (2018-2025)
- Early Researcher Award, Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, "Improving Inclusion and Employment for people with disabilities", 2014-2019
- 2016 Henry Stonnington Award (2nd place)
- 2015 Angus Reid Practitioners / Applied Sociology Award, Canadian Sociology Association
- Most read article in 2014, 2015 & 2016, International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
- CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 2008-2009
- CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Primary Health Care, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 2008-2009
- Honorary Research Fellow, Institute for Social, Culture and Policy Research, University of Salford, UK, 2008-2011
- Honorary Researcher in Primary Health Care, NHS Salford Primary Care Trust, Salford UK, 2005-2007
- CIHR Doctoral Fellowship, 2001-2005
- J.W. Trusler Sociology Proficiency Award, 1998
Discrimination, ableism and racism hurt but inclusion can heal: Listening to the intersectional lived experience of youth with disabilities and co-creating solutions
- Listening to the intersectional lived experience of ethnic and racially diverse youth with disabilities [Youth Interview]
- Listening to the intersectional lived experience of gender diverse youth with disabilities [Youth Interview]
Evaluation of a toolkit on workplace disability disclosure discussions for youth
Evaluation of a toolkit on workplace disability disclosure discussions for employers and managers
Evaluation of a toolkit on workplace disability disclosure discussions for clinicians
Enhancing healthy and productive work for racialized youth with non-visible disabilities
Click to see Dr. Sally Lindsay's publications at the TRAIL Lab.
You can also view Dr. Lindsay's publications on PubMed and Google Scholar.
Bloorview Research Institute
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8
Tel: 416-425-6220 x3654
- Employment opportunities for youth with disabilities
- Ableism and discrimination