Renwick, R., DuBois, D., Cowen, J., Cameron, D., Fudge-Schormans, A., & Rose, N. (2018) Belonging in community life: What Voices of Youths tell us. Disability and Society. (Submitted)

DuBois, D., Renwick, R., Chowdhury, M., Debra, C. & Eisen, S. (2018). Engagement in Community Life: Perspectives of Youths with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities on Families’ Roles. Disability & Rehabilitation. (Submitted)

Stanley, Z., Lauretani, P., Conforti, D., Cowen, J., DuBois, D., & Renwick, R. (2018). Our Perspectives: Belonging through Inclusive Research. Disability & Society, 2(14). (Submitted)

Hurd, C., Evans, C, & Renwick, R. “Having friends is like having marshmallows”: Perspectives of transition-aged youths with intellectual and developmental disabilities on friendship. Journal of Research in Intellectual Disability SRA (Submitted)


Click here to take a look at the Final Report from our Voices of Youths Project!

“What do disabled youth say about friendship?”

If you want to learn more, click here to read Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital’s BLOOM Magazine Article on the Voices of Youths research.


Renwick, R., DuBois, D., & Cameron, D. (2018). Inclusive Strategies for Actively Engaging Youths with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) in Research. Paper to be presented at the World Federation of Occupational Therapists Conference, May 21 – 25, 2018, Cape Town, South Africa

Renwick, R., Cameron, D., Fudge Schormans, A., & Cowen, J. (2017) Belonging matters: Learning about friendships and community engagement from youths with disabilities. Presented at the  International Society of Child Indicators, Montreal, QB.

Rose, N., & Renwick R. (2017) Social Relationships and Self-Presentations of Youths with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Presented at the Qualitative Analysis Conference, Hamilton, ON.

Cowen, J., Rose, N., & Renwick, R. (2017) Negotiating Identities: Exploring Disability from the Perspective of Young Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. Presented at the Canadian Disability Studies Association Annual Conference, Toronto, ON

DuBois, D., Renwick, R., Fudge Schormans, A., Cameron, D. (2017) Youth perspectives on belonging: Contributions to understanding inclusion. Presented at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Hartford, CT.

Renwick, R., DuBois, D., & Cameron, C. (2017) Belonging AND Occupation: Youth with disabilities speak out.Presented at the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists. Charlottetown, PEI.

Photographed above is a young adult learning about animals with his service provider  using flash cards