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This Mother’s Day, let’s focus on moms with disabilities

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Lesley A. Tarasoff

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Lesley A. Tarasoff, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society at the University of Toronto Scarborough and the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Her research, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and NIH, explores the preconception and perinatal health of women with disabilities in Ontario.

 

Hilary Brown

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Hilary K. Brown, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society at the University of Toronto Scarborough and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She leads a CIHR and NIH-funded program of research examining the reproductive and perinatal health of women with disabilities and chronic disease.

 

Yona Lunsky

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Yona Lunsky, PhD, C.Psych., is the director of the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and leads the Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities Program (www.hcarddcovid.com/info).

Laurie Proulx

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Laurie Proulx is a volunteer vice-president with the Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance and works extensively with research institutions and health-care organizations to highlight lived and patient experiences and perspectives.

Kate Welsh

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Kate Welsh, BA, MEd, is a disability community activist, feminist artist, and educator. She is a Peer Research Assistant in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

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