About this Research Topic
Increasingly at a government policy level, these rights and participation aspirations are recognized, yet, there remain inequities and barriers to the full participation of people following acquired disability throughout the world. The goal of this special edition is to highlight innovations and future thinking in relation to promoting the participation of people in the community following neurotrauma.
Submissions can include original research articles (qualitative or quantitative designs), study protocols, or literature reviews that address barriers to, predictors of, and measurement, or provide interventions that promote participation. Studies that utilize participatory approaches, or co-design or are particularly welcomed. Themes relevant to this research topic include, but are not limited to:
• Participation in leisure, sport or community recreation
• Relationships with family, friends, and sexual relationships
• Education participation
• Return to work
• Barriers to participation, including transport, access to care
• Policies related to promoting participation
• Peer support
• Transitioning to community living
Keywords: Participation, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurotrauma, Disability, Social Inclusion
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