Dr. Heather Aldersey

Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier 2), School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen’s University

Heather Aldersey, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) at Queen’s University, School of Rehabilitation Therapy. In partnership with people with disabilities, families, and the organizations that work with them, she researches various support structures around the world to enable community inclusion of persons with disabilities and their families. Notably, she is currently completing two SSHRC-Funded studies that explore how to find a balance of formal and natural supports for families (inclusive of the persons with disabilities) in Canada and in six other countries around the world.