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Lab announcements

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Thanks for visiting this page where we work together to capture the various facets of our team's journey to date. For posts older than 2020, please see this website.

Warm welcome to our new team member!

CPERL welcomes Marya Corden to the team as a research specialist! Marya brings important expertise to help conduct the R03 and AOTF projects

Invited Commentary

What an honor it was to review this innovative work and reflect on implications for next steps to advance knowledge on this clinically important topic.

New Video on YC-PEM Development

Mary Khetani was invited to contribute to an AOTA pre-conference institute on large data research specific to rehabilitation, through the NIH-funded Center for Large Data Research (CLDR).

First Lab Meeting at UIC!

CPERL had its first official team meeting at UIC recently with new team member, Heather Lim! We are excited to discuss current progress and plan for the integration of future team members.

CPERL welcomes Sarah Ahmed as its first team member at UIC!

Sarah is completing her third year at UIC as a kinesiology major and psychology minor. She aspires to be a pediatric occupational therapist and has joined the CPERL team to obtain her first research experience prior to applying to graduate school.

Two Openings for Research Internship

We seek two talented and energetic graduate students to join the Children’s Participation in Environment Research Laboratory (CPERL) for a mentored research internship.

CPERL Reunites at ACRM

CPERL team members Kristen, Lauren, and Mary reunited in Dallas, TX to attend and present their work at the American Congress in Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Annual Conference. They presented on formative research that…

Improving the Life Chances of Children with Disabilities

Disclaimer: This story was published when CPERL was housed in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University (CSU). CPERL is now housed in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of…

CPERL Receives CSU Ventures Creative Works Funding

Their proposal, titled “Improving Uptake of a New Patient-Centered Assessment and Web-Based Care Planning Guide for Children with Special Health Care Needs”, was 1 of 9 proposals considered for funding in this round.…