Conferences & Workshops – Online

Have you missed any CRIR scientific conferences and workshops? Or perhaps you want to see them again? If so, you are in the right place!


CRIR scientific conferences and workshops are now available on our Youtube channel and are listed here. Just a single click to view them!
We hope you will enjoy and please share within your networks!



CRIR-HJR Scientific Conference – TALKING RESEARCHE : Stéphane Mandigout | February 8, 2023 :

Activité physique après un accident vasculaire cérébral: de l’évaluation à l’incitation

The team of the CRIR-Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital (JRH) of the CISSS de Laval invites you to listenin this scientific conference midi presented by the speaker :

  • Stéphane Mandigout, Professor at the University of Limoges (France). Associate Professor at Laval University.

French Conference. Duration: 60 minutes



CRIR-IURDPM Scientific Conference : Rémy Allard Ph.D. | January 25, 2023 :

Nouvelles tâches visuelles non invasives permettant d’évaluer l’impact de divers troubles neurologiques sur l’attention visuelle et le bruit

The team of the CRIR-IURDPM of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal invites you to listenin this scientific conference midi presented by the speaker :

  • Rémy Allard, professeur adjoint, École d’optométrie, Université de Montréal; Chercheur régulier,
    CRIR—Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille (INLB), CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre.

Frenc Conference – Duration: 1 hour


CRIR Student Workshop : Tools and strategies to organize your work – Frédéric Messier | January 10, 2023

Do you have questions about your productivity and work/life balance? Would you like to brainstorm about tools and strategies to organize your daily work? Would you like to find tips on how to better manage your time, tasks, follow-ups, deadlines and numerous emails?

During this workshop, Mr. Frédéric Messier will present thoughts, tools and strategies drawn from his personal experience as a research professional.

Take advantage of the speaker’s sound advice with the PowerPoint presentation of the conference.

  • Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes


CRIR-INLB Scientific Conference: Efficacité des interventions de réadaptation chez les enfants et les adolescents présentant des difficultés oculomotrices : revue rapide de la littérature publiée au cours des dix dernières années | November 19, 2022

The Pôle universitaire en réadaptation (PUR) and the Unité d’évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention (UETMI) of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal recently published a rapid review of the literature entitled
« Efficacité des interventions de réadaptation chez les enfants et les adolescents présentant des troubles oculomoteurs ».
The results of this rapid review were presented at a CRIR-INLB Scientific Conference on November 9. Recording of the conference available below – in French (Video : 52 minutes).
  • Isabelle Linteau, Ph. D., est conseillère scientifique à l’Unité d’évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention (UETMI) du CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal.
  • Akram Djouini, M.D., M. Sc., est titulaire d’un doctorat en médecine de famille obtenu hors Québec et d’une maitrise en administration de la santé de l’Université de Montréal.


CRIR-INLB Scientific Conference: Aaron Johnson, Ph. D. | October 19, 2022

« Impact de la luminance et de la couleur sur la lecture chez les usagers malvoyants ».

Video : 49 minutes.


CRIR Scientific Conference: Create accessible and inclusive research communications – Natalina Martiniello | October 11, 2022

Creating accessible and inclusive research communications for colleagues and participants who are blind, deafblind or who have low vision: from research design to knowledge dissemination.

  • PowerPoint presentation in French

Speaker: Natalie Martiniello, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Concordia University CRIR/Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille du CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre


“Artificial Intelligence Networking Meeting with Barbara Decelle at IVADO”  | October 4, 2022

In line with the new orientations of the development plan, CRIR is encouraging research projects related to artificial intelligence (AI).

To support CRIR researchers in their search for AI collaborations, a virtual networking meeting was organized on October 4th, 2022 with IVADO. IVADO’s academic community brings together over 1400 scientists from multiple universities who may have an interest in working with you.

You are invited to view the video presentation of IVADO’s services (Video length: 18:50 minutes).


CRIR Axes Workshop : Drop-in information open access session – Nancy Azevedo | June 23, 2022

This drop-in information session will explain how to submit publication to an institutional repository and provide demonstrations. The open access policy aims to make the results of publicly funded research available to all.

Let’s make 2022 the year that CRIR members make a habit of submitting all scientific publications to an institutional repository in order to make them available for access by all.

  • Speaker: Nancy Azevedo, Ph.D., Coordinator of the CRIR’s research axes


« Transition & TEVA » Mobilization and participation of youth in transition | June 16, 2022

CRIR Workshop Series: Exchange Activity – Transition-Teva-Integration Employment 

First workshop in a series of threee dialogue and networking workshops.

Series that will foster dialogue and networking between clinicians and researchers of CIUSSS/CISSS on innovations, potential solutions and best practices about transition to active life, employment orientation and integration, transition from pediatric to adult services, or TEVA, for youth, young and older adults living with DP-DI-TS

This series is a joint initiative of the CIUSSS West Central Montréal (CWCMTL) – Centrer of rehabilitation Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay (CRLLM) and the Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM) of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal.


CRIR Axes Workshop: Meeting with Ali Filali, biostatistician | May 31, 2022

Ali Filali presents his new biostatistics consulting services available to the CRIR community (researchers, postdoctoral fellows and students).

Ali Filali is a qualified professional who possesses more than 20 years of experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data. He has extensive experience in biostatistics, bioinformatics, and statistical computing and modeling.

  • French Metting


CRIR Axes Workshop: “ Partnership research funding opportunities ” | Thursday, May 19, 2022

With more research projects being done in collaboration with various partners, we invite you to learn about different funding programs that offer funding for these types of projects.  

Three representative will present funding their programmes: 

  • Visou Ady, Mitacs, Université de Montréal 
  • Charles-Antoine Russell, MEDTEQ+ 
  • Aurélia Fleury, Inclusive Society


CRIR Student Workshop : Tools and strategies to organize your work – Frédéric Messier | May16, 2022

Do you have questions about your productivity and work/life balance? Would you like to brainstorm about tools and strategies to organize your daily work? Would you like to find tips on how to better manage your time, tasks, follow-ups, deadlines and numerous emails?

During this workshop, Mr. Messier will present thoughts, tools and strategies drawn from his personal experience as a research professional.


CRIR Axes Workshop: Open science and how to embrace it – Aaron Johnson | April 28, 2022

Aaron Johnson, PhD
Researcher CRIR-LLMRC, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
Researcher CRIR-INLB, CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre
CRIR Researcher, Associate Dean – Research, Faculty of Arts and Science; Associate Professor,
Department of Psychology Concordia University

Open science and how to embrace it

Open science is the practice of science where transparent and accessible knowledge is shared and developed through collaborative networks. While most researchers only think of open access journals, open science covers the life cycle of research across ideation, data collection and analysis, publication, and knowledge mobilization. In this talk, I aim to break down the open science life cycle, and show how researchers can make small changes to include open science practices. I will outline the benefits of embracing open science practices to the researcher, and the benefits to science.


Student Activity: Friendly online oral presentation competition | March 22, 2022

Members of the CRIR Student Committee invited students to share their research and practice virtual scientific communication in a friendly online oral presentation competition.
Eight Master’s students gave oral presentations and three of them won prizes for the best presentation and “coup de coeur” awards.
  • Who were the winners?
  • Answer at the end of the recording!
  • Enjoy the presentation! Duration: 3 hours

Conference Talking Research – JHR: Susanne Yee Lin Mak | January 26, 2022


Susanne Yee Lin Mak, MSc, OT(c), erg, PhD candidate
Susanne’s project is supervised by Aliki Thomas and Matthew Hunt, CRIR researchers at McGill University

Susanne Yee Lin Mak,
MSc, OT(c), erg., is an Occupational Therapist, an Assistant Professor (professional), Associate Director of the Occupational Therapy program (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy), and an Associate Member of the Institute of Health Sciences Education. She earned both her BSc. Occupational Therapy and MSc. in Rehabilitation Sciences from McGill. She is currently a PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences (McGill) investigating the phenomena of attrition and retention in the rehabilitation professions.

Conference Talking Research – JHR: Rebecca Ataman | Novembre 24, 2021


Rebecca Ataman, PhD Candidate, MSc, RKin
Rebecca’s project is supervised by Aliki Thomas and Sara Ahmed, CRIR researchers at McGill University

Rebecca Ataman
is a Registered Kinesiologist (Ontario) and current PhD Candidate in Rehabilitation Sciences at McGill University under the supervision of Drs. Aliki Thomas and Sara Ahmed. Her research focus concerns the sustainability, or the continued use of rehabilitation practices after their initial adoption and implementation.

CRIR Scientific Conference – Anne Hudon | Novembre 9, 2021

Renforcer l’éthique des soins en réadaptation 

French conference

Anne Hudon, New researcher CRIR-IURDPM

Anne présente sa programmation et élabore sur sa vision de la recherche en réadaptation et démystifie l’importance de la dimension éthique des soins. Elle échange avec les participants à propos des préoccupations des équipes en réadaptation et de leurs gestionnaires qui pourraient mener à de futures collaborations recherche-clinique.


Conference Talking Research – JHR: Priscilla Lam Wai Shun |  October 13, 2021


Priscilla Lam Wai Shun, OT, MSc, PhD candidate

Priscilla Lam Wai Shun is an occupational therapist. She is currently writing her doctoral thesis on the concept of rehabilitation potential for people with acquired brain injury. She has worked for several years in an acute care hospital at the McGill University Health Centre and is regularly involved in teaching in the occupational therapy program at the Université de Montréal.

French conference | Jewish rehabilitation Hospital, CISSS de Laval


CRIR Scientific Conference – Lucie Nadeau | Septembre 30, 2021

Mieux connaître les contextes historique, socio-économique, politique et culturel du Nunavik

This 90-minute presentation in French is presented as a webinar.

Lucie Nadeau est pédopsychiatre et professeure agrégée au département de psychiatrie de l’Université McGill, et fait partie des divisions de psychiatrie sociale et culturelle et de pédopsychiatrie. Comme clinicienne, elle travaille à l’Hôpital de Montréal pour Enfant (Centre Universitaire de Santé McGill) et au CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal, et est consultante au Nunavik depuis 2008.

Cette présentation se veut une mise en contexte pour situer le travail clinique en réadaptation auprès des membres des communautés inuit du Nunavik. Elle abordera des aspects historiques, socio-économiques, politiques et culturels pour proposer des éléments de compréhension de ce contexte. Cela permettra de discuter les réalités de ces communautés, l’influence des déterminants sociaux de la santé, et aussi l’importance de soins soucieux des expériences de soins antérieures, des stresseurs/traumas vécus, et de la résilience. La présentation se penchera aussi sur les notions de sécurisation, de compétence et d’humilité culturelles, et sur la posture des soignants. La présentation sera ponctuée d’exemples cliniques.


Conference Talking Research – JHR: Kevin Moncion | Septembre 29, 2021


Kevin Moncion is a PT PhD candidate at McMaster University.

Kevin Moncion’s research is focused on strategies to promote the implementation of exercise rehabilitation to improve cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health in individuals post-stroke.

English conference | Jewish rehabilitation Hospital, CISSS de Laval


CRIR Scientific Conference – Arthur Woznowski-Vu and Timothy H. Wideman | September 14, 2021

La sensibilité à l’activité physique parmi les personnes avec une douleur musculosquelettique persistante

French conference

Arthur Woznowski-Vu, pht | D. student in Rehabilitation Sciences at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University.

Timothy H. Wideman, pht, Ph.D. | Researcher, CRIR—Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre, Constance-Lethbridge Site, CWCM;  Associate professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University.

PowerPoint presentation: PresentationCRIR_SPA_Woznowski-Vu_20210914



Conference Talking Research – JHR: Anthony Teoli | September 8, 2021


Anthony Teoli,  pht, MSc (A), PhD student
Student at McGill University | Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, CISSS de Laval

Our understanding of the etiology and management of knee osteoarthritis is rapidly evolving. This presentation
will provide recommendati ns for the management of this condition according to best practice guidelines.
Presentation Broadcast: TCC Treatment Room in Physio for in-patient therapists, Boardroom and Salle des Miroirs for outpatient therapists.

The presentation will be in French.


CRIR Welcome Day and Students’ General Assembly 2021 | September 7, 2021

To learn about the new FRQ evaluation criteria for the 2021 training scholarship applications, listen to the Student Welcome Day presentation, followed by the workshop offered by a QRF representative.

This welcome day, presented virtually via Zoom, will allow you to know how the CRIR works, to discover the various research sites and to meet the people who are part of the great CRIR team. You will also learn about the interactive workshop on “New FRQ evaluation criteria for the 2021 training scholarship applications”.


CRIR Series “Getting to know each other” – Ingrid Verduyckt and Sylvie Ratté |
June 17, 2021

Parler à travers la technologie

French conference

Ingrid Verduyckt, Ph.D. | CRIR Researcher-IURDPM
“Possibilités et enjeux des technologies virtuelles pour améliorer l’accessibilité aux services et la participation à la recherche des personnes avec un trouble de la parole”

Sylvie Ratté Ph.D.
“Détection automatique de l’Alzheimer par le langage : réalisations et défis multilingues”


Public Lecture – Bean Gill | June 7, 2021

Life after a SCI… Fulfilling or Boring?

CRIR presented this Free Public Lecture as part of CRIR’s Scientific Congress, “Catalyst of Innovation for Tomorrow’s Rehabilitation,” held virtually from June 7 to 9, 2021.

  • Speaker: Bean GillCofounder & Executive Director at ReYu Paralysis Recovery Centre

Listen to this dynamic and energizing conference (60 minutes)


CRIR Scientific Conference – Maxime Maheu | April 13, 2021

Le système vesticulaire et ses fonctions : Comprendre, évaluer et réadapter

French conference

Maxime Maheu, Ph.D. | CRIR Researcher-IURDPM
Maxime est professeur adjoint à l’École d’Orthophonie et d’Audiologie de l’Université de Montréal et chercheur au CRIR. Il a complété une maitrise en audiologie (Université d’Ottawa), un doctorat en Sciences biomédicales (Université de Montréal) et une formation post-doctorale à l’Oregon Health & Science University. Ses recherches visent à identifier, évaluer et réadapter le système vestibulaire et ses fonctions. Il tente de mieux comprendre le fonctionnement normal et pathologique de ce système afin de développer des méthodes d’évaluation précises de ses pathologies. Cette quête de connaissances vise ultimement à optimiser la réadaptation des personnes à la suite d’une lésion du système vestibulaire.


CRIR Scientific Conference – Tony Leroux and Alexis Pinsonnault-Skvarenina |
March 24, 2021

Prédire le dérangement lié aux travaux de construction de l’échangeur Turcot : Quelle est la contribution des niveaux sonores ?

French conference

Tony Leroux, Ph.D. | CRIR Researcher-IURDPM
Tony est vice-recteur adjoint à la promotion de la qualité à l’UdeM. Il est aussi professeur titulaire à l’École d’orthophonie et d’audiologie (UdeM). Il est connu pour ses travaux portant sur les effets du bruit industriel et environnemental sur l’audition et la santé des personnes. Il contribue aussi au développement d’outils d’évaluation des capacités de localisation auditive.

Alexis Pinsonnault-Skvarenina
Alexis est audiologiste et doctorant en sciences biomédicales, option audiologie à l’UdeM. Il s’intéresse aux effets du bruit industriel sur le système auditif et à ses répercussions fonctionnelles chez les travailleurs. Il étudie aussi l’impact du bruit environnemental sur la santé et la qualité de vie des collectivités. La protection auditive en milieu de travail fait aussi partie de ses intérêts de
recherche. Il participe actuellement à un projet de recherche portant sur les impacts des mesures sanitaires COVID-19 sur la communication des personnes malentendantes.



CRIR Students Workshop | February 9, 2021

Let’s talk about money – a conversation on the remuneration of student researchers

This bilingual workshop will focus on compensation for work in academia. Its purpose is to dispel any fears that such a discussion might provoke and to offer students the opportunity to ask questions directly to the panelists. To know more about the event and the panelists, please go to: 

Ingrid Verduyckt Ph.D. | CRIR Researcher-IURDPM

• Andrea A.N. Macleod, Professor & Chair of the Communication Sciences and Disorders, Alberta University
• Catrine Demers, Speech-language pathologist, Ph.D., Rehabilitation Sciences, Ottawa University
• Jennifer Polk, Career coach, Ph.D.
• Michel Demuynck, Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, École de technologie supérieure
• Rachel Bouserhal, Ph.D., École de technologie supérieure
• Valérie Giguère, Speech-language pathologist, Ph.D., Université de Montréal



CRIR Scientific Conference – Andrei Nejur | February 4, 2021

Generative Orthosis Design and Fabrication

The presentation will show a novel workflow for producing orthoses using 3Dscanning, parametric / generative design and 3D printing.

Andrei Nejur , Ph.D. | CRIR Researcher-IURDPM
Andrei has a professional degree in architecture and a doctorate in architecture and computer science from the
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Combining design and programming skills, he completed two postdoctoral
research projects in the United States. New emerging regular researcher at CRIR since December 14, 2020.


CRIR Series “Getting to know each other” – Gordon Bloom & Al. | January 26, 2021

  • Coaching and learning in parasport
    There are currently many global opportunities designed to improve the quality and quantity of services available to parasport athletes. The acquisition of skills from these opportunities are further enhanced by the presence of trained and skilled coaches
  • An Examination of the dominant Discourses Surrounding Parasport Coaches in Newspaper Media over a 20-year time span
    Media representation of parasport has the power to support or marginalize this community depending on the way it is portrayed.
  • Exploring the Coach-Athlete Relationship of Wheelchair Basketball Athletes who have an Acquired disability
    The current study explored the coach-athlete relationship of wheelchair basketball athletes who ail had an acquired disability.
  • Examining the Impact of Persona( Relationships on the Athletic development of Parasport Athletes
    The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of personal relationships on the athletic development of parasport athletes using the developmental network perspective.Speakers :Gordon Bloom, Ph.D. | CRIR Researcher-Jewish Rehabilitation

    • Danielle Alexander, PhD student, McGill University
    • Lara Pomerleau-Fontaine, MSc. student, McGill University
    • Jordan Lefebvre, PhD student, McGill University

    Academic supervisor for the 3 students : Gordon Bloom, Ph.D.


CRIR Series “Getting to know each other” | January 18, 2021

Braille and Aging

  • Exploring predictors of braille reading performance among working-age and older adults with acquired visual impairment
    Objectives: The prevalence of vision loss will double in Canada over the next 30 years, placing new burdens on vision rehabilitation services.
  • Three-dimensional printing as a rehabilitation tool for individuals with deafblindness
    Objectives: Deafblindness significantly impacts many life domains such as access to information, communication and mobility.
  • Cognitive functioning in older adults with concurrent hearing and vision impairment
    Objectives: Though the evidence is emerging on the association between uni-sensory impairment and cognitive decline, the link between cognitive functioning and
    combined sensory decline (vision & hearing) is less well understood.

Speakers :

• Natalina Martiniello,  Ph.D. student, Université de Montréal
  Academic supervisor : Walter Wittich, Ph.D.

• Maxime Bleau, MSc. student, Université de Montréal
  Academic supervisor : Maurice Ptito, Walter Wittich, Ph.D.

• Atul Jaiswal, postdoctoral fellow, Université de Montréal
  Academic supervisor : Walter Wittich, Ph.D.


CRIR Series “Getting to know each other” | Decembrer 15, 2020

Une nouvelle plateforme pour échanger nos connaissances sur l’utilisabilité des technologies de réadaptation.

This series presents a great opportunity for CRIR members to connect, share research knowledge and to get to know each other a little bit better during this time of disruption and isolation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

French presentation: Les technologies de réadaptation visent à optimiser les capacités et à assurer une meilleure participation sociale des personnes vivant des situations de handicap. Pour évaluer les technologies, le concept d’«utilisabilité» est intéressant pour orienter leur développement et documenter dans quelle mesure elles sont efficientes, efficaces et satisfaisantes pour leurs utilisateurs à divers stades de développement (60 minutes).


Claudine Auger, Ph.D., CRIR Researcher-IURDPM, Université de Montréal
• Geneviève Lessard, Doctoral Student, Université de Montréal
  Academic Supervisor: Dany H. Gagnon, Ph.D.
• Choumous Mannoubi, Doctoral Student, Université de Montréal
  Académics Supervisors: Dahlia Kairy, Ph.D. and Brigitte Vachon, Ph.D.



Conference Talking Research – JHR: Matthew James Slopeck | November 25, 2020

Is sex a proxy for anthropometric variables during fatiguing, upperlimb repetitive movement? What researchers and clinicians should Know

This presentation will inform researchers and clinicians about current practices in measuring and accounting for sex differences in upper-limb MSDs stemming from fatiguing, repetitive movement, and the potential of researching anthropometrics to develop the understand of these sex differences (40 minutes).


Matthew James Slopecki, doctoral student in the department of kinesiology and physical education, McGill University

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Welcome day for CRIR students – November 12, 2020

Round table: How to Keep the Magic of Science in a Virtual World

Bilingual roundtable to address the present and future challenges in the science community as well as presenting new opportunities for learning, research, and networking in a virtual world (75 minutes).

Speakers – CRIR Researchers:
• Ingrid Verduyckt,
Ph.D. (Université de Montréal)
• Marc Roig, Ph.D.
(McGill University)
• Dahlia Kairy , Ph.D.
(Université de Montréal)
• Denise Keiko Shikako-Thomas,
Ph.D. (McGill University)



CRIR AXES WORKSHOP | Novembre 6, 2020

To better understand the basics of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the university research community setting

French Presentation


Bibiana Pulido
Cofounder and Executive Director of the Quebec Interuniversity Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Network (RIQEDI).
RIQEDI is a non-profit organization that brings together Quebec universities and several university stakeholders who have the mandate or desire to promote and integrate the values of equity, diversity and inclusion within their institutions.

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CRIR AXES WORKSHOP | Septembre 29, 2020

Déposer ses publications scientifiques en libre accès : répondre aux exigences des politiques des FRQ, IRSC, CRSNG et CRSH en matière de diffusion en libre accès des résultats de la recherche 

French Presentation


Audrey Attia, MSI
Audrey is lead librarian of the bibliothèque de gériatrie et de gérontologie under the direction of the l’enseignement universitaire et de la recherche (DEUR) of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île de-Montréal).  



Conference Talking Research – JHR: Doreen Killens | September 18, 2020

Mobilisation of the myofascial system (MMS), assessment & treatment: Case study traitement : étude de cas

English Presentation

Speakers :

• Doreen Killens, pht, FCAMPT
A graduate of McGill University in physiotherapy, Ms. Killens went on to specialize in the field of orthopaedics and received the FCAMPT (Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy) diploma in 1991.



CRIR Series “Getting to know each other” | July 21, 2020

Douleur et réadaptation: Survol de modalités spécifiques

This series presents a great opportunity for CRIR members to connect, share research knowledge and to get to know each other a little bit better during this time of disruption and isolation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

La douleur est la principale raison de consultation envers son professionnel de la santé. Or, il est facile de s’y perdre étant donné la variété des interventions existantes. Sachant que cette dernière est plus qu’une sensation nociceptive et qu’elle affecte négativement les personnes dans plusieurs sphères de leurs vies, il est important de trouver des moyens d’interventions efficaces. (French conference – 60 minutes).


Jacqueline Tu Anh Thu Lam, doctoral student, Université de Montréal
  Academic supervisors: Dany Gagnon, Ph.D. and Gilles Lavigne, Ph.D.
Isabelle Quintal, doctoral student, Université de Montréal
  Academic supervisors: Daniel Bourbonnais, Ph.D., Joseph-Omer Dyer, Ph.D. and Mélanie Morin, Ph.D.
Maxime Mireault, doctoral student,Université de Montréal
  Academic supervisors: Johanne Higgins, Ph.D. and Manon Choinière, Ph.D




CRIR Series “Getting to know each other” | July 16, 2020

This series presents a great opportunity for CRIR members to connect, share research knowledge and to get to know each other a little bit better during this time of disruption and isolation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Both conference are presented by students master’s and doctoral levels (60 minutes).

  • Combining a tailored strength-training program with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to improve upper extremity function in chronic stroke patients
  • The Effect of Acute Exercise and Continuous Theta Burst Stimulation (cTBS) on Language Performance in Individuals with and without Poststroke Aphasia (PSA) 


Stephania Palimeris, Masters Student, McGill University
• Academic supervisors: Marie-Hélène Boudrias, Ph.D. and Marie-Hélène Milot, Ph.D.

Roya Khalili, Doctoral Student, McGill University
• Academic supervisors: Eva Kehayia, Ph.D. and Marc Roig Pull, Ph.D.



CRIR Series “Getting to know each other” – Annie Rochette & Al. | June 18, 2020

Les « négligées » de la réadaptation de la déficience physique : relations, sexualité et parentalité

This series presents a great opportunity for CRIR members to connect, share research knowledge and to get to know each other a little bit better during this time of disruption and isolation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This conference aims to expose social roles that are often neglected in the clinical and research environments of people with physical disabilities (French conference – 60 minutes).


Annie Rochette, Ph.D., Full Professor at UdeM and Regular Researcher at CRIR
Evelina Pituch, Doctoral Student, Université de Montréal
Academic supervisor: Carolina Bottari, Ph.D.
Louis-Pierre Auger, Doctoral Student,Université de Montréal
Academic supervisors: Annie Rochette, Ph.D. and Johanne Filiatrault, Ph.D.



CRIR Scientific Conference | June 2, 2020

La transition école-emploi de jeunes adultes présentant un trouble développement

The Role of Self-Determination and Support for Autonomy (French conference – 60 minutes).


• Pascale Dubois, speech therapist, doctoral student in educational administration and evaluation and project coordinator, Université Laval
 Frédéric Guay, Full Professor Université Laval
• Marie-Catherine St-Pierre, Full Professor Université Laval



CRIR student workshop | May 13, 2020

Storytellers Finalists: An Opportunity to Learn about and Practice the Art of Presenting

Bilingual workshop with the finalists of the SSHRC competition. The speakers will share with you their precious advice to improve your storytelling skills and their enriching personal experiences drawn from this major pan-Canadian competition (2 hours).


Responsible for the competition for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC):
• Sophie Boudreau
Student researchers and finalists of the SSHRC competition:
• Sophie Labossière (University of Sherbrooke)
• Enrico Quilico, B.Ed., M.A. (University of Toronto and CRIR student)
• Florence Tétreault (UQÀM)
• Rémi Thériault (UQÀM)



CRIR student workshop – Aliki Thomas | May 6, 2020

Learning under conditions of uncertainty

This seminar is tailored to the need of graduate students during the Covid-19 pandemic (45 minutes).

Aliki Thomas, erg., PhD
Researcher and Site Director, CRIR–Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, CISSS de Laval



CRIR Scientific Conference – Philippe Archambault | April 20, 2020

Twitter for scientists

Tips and tricks for using twitter as part of your scientific work (French conference – 60 minutes).

Philippe Archambault, erg., Ph.D
Scientific co-director
CRIR and Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM)