Barbara E Gibson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 'Futureless persons': shifting life expectancies and the vicissitudes of progressive illness
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 31:554-68. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The 'placement' of people with profound impairments across the lifespan: re-thinking age criteria
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med 12:83. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint "This is my way": reimagining disability, in/dependence and interconnectedness of persons and assistive technologies
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1894-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Critical approaches in physical therapy research: investigating the symbolic value of walking
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Physiother Theory Pract 28:474-84. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Disability and dignity-enabling home environments
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 74:211-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Health care access and support for disabled women in Canada: falling short of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: a qualitative study
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 22:e111-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Children's and parents' beliefs regarding the value of walking: rehabilitation implications for children with cerebral palsy
    B E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
    Child Care Health Dev 38:61-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term ventilation for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy : physicians' beliefs and practices
    B Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 119:940-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Disability, connectivity and transgressing the autonomous body
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7, Canada
    J Med Humanit 27:187-96. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Men on the margin: a Bourdieusian examination of living into adulthood with muscular dystrophy
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 65:505-17. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint 'Futureless persons': shifting life expectancies and the vicissitudes of progressive illness
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 31:554-68. 2009
    ..The findings suggest a need to re-orient medical and social discourses to serve and include adults with DMD and other conditions previously limited to childhood in their communities...
  2. ncbi request reprint The 'placement' of people with profound impairments across the lifespan: re-thinking age criteria
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med 12:83. 2014
    ..Our aim in this debate is to highlight why age is a problematic criterion for placement decisions, with the goal of stimulating further research and inquiry...
  3. ncbi request reprint "This is my way": reimagining disability, in/dependence and interconnectedness of persons and assistive technologies
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1894-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to explore in/dependence through a discussion of interconnectedness of persons and assistive technologies...
  4. doi request reprint Critical approaches in physical therapy research: investigating the symbolic value of walking
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Physiother Theory Pract 28:474-84. 2012
    ..The example reveals how critical approaches to research can be used to reveal the socio-political dimension of rehabilitation practice and address important research questions that have been largely neglected...
  5. doi request reprint Disability and dignity-enabling home environments
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 74:211-9. 2012
    ..The threshold elements outline specific dignity-enabling conditions that are open to further specification or elaboration in different contexts...
  6. doi request reprint Health care access and support for disabled women in Canada: falling short of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: a qualitative study
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 22:e111-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether these rights are being upheld in Canada for disabled women...
  7. doi request reprint Children's and parents' beliefs regarding the value of walking: rehabilitation implications for children with cerebral palsy
    B E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
    Child Care Health Dev 38:61-9. 2012
    ..The aims of this pilot study were to describe beliefs about the value of walking held by children with CP and their parents, and to examine how these beliefs inform rehabilitation choices and perceptions of 'success'...
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term ventilation for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy : physicians' beliefs and practices
    B Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 119:940-6. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study was to describe the LTV-related attitudes and practices of Canadian physicians who follow up patients with DMD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Disability, connectivity and transgressing the autonomous body
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7, Canada
    J Med Humanit 27:187-96. 2006
    ..Disability connectivity thus serves a signpost for an expanded understanding of subjectivity and suggests a radically altered ethics that is no longer premised on individual rights...
  10. ncbi request reprint Men on the margin: a Bourdieusian examination of living into adulthood with muscular dystrophy
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 65:505-17. 2007
    ..While the men created positive personal spaces for recognition and success, their achievements were severely circumscribed by significant social inequities...
  11. doi request reprint Revisiting therapy assumptions in children's rehabilitation: clinical and research implications
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1446-53. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Assessment of children's capacity to consent for research: a descriptive qualitative study of researchers' practices
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, ON Canada
    J Med Ethics 37:504-9. 2011
    ..Little, however, is known about how child health researchers are approaching consent and capacity assessment in practice. The aim of this study was to explore and describe researchers' current practices...
  13. doi request reprint Children and youth with disabilities: innovative methods for single qualitative interviews
    Gail Teachman
    Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Qual Health Res 23:264-74. 2013
    ..Researchers can optimize single interviews with children with disabilities by collaborating with family members and by preparing a toolkit of customizable interview techniques...
  14. doi request reprint Navigating ethical discharge planning: A case study in older adult rehabilitation
    Evelyne Durocher
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Collaborative Program in Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:2-7. 2010
    ..Ethical issues are becoming more complex as individuals live longer with increased disability and medical needs. This article elucidates common ethical issues encountered in discharge planning with older adults...
  15. pmc Just regionalisation: rehabilitating care for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses
    Barbara Secker
    Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 7:E9. 2006
    ..The critical success factors we provide have broad applicability for guiding and/or evaluating new and existing regionalised health care strategies...
  16. doi request reprint Perceptions of disability among south Asian immigrant mothers of children with disabilities in Canada: implications for rehabilitation service delivery
    Anisa Daudji
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 33:511-21. 2011
    ..The study was built on our previous work conducted with mothers in South Asia...
  17. doi request reprint Perceptions of disability among mothers of children with disability in Bangladesh: implications for rehabilitation service delivery
    Priya K Maloni
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 32:845-54. 2010
    ..Eighty-five percent of children with disabilities (CWD) live in developing countries, and <5% receive rehabilitation services...
  18. doi request reprint Measurement of the product attitudes of youth during the selection of assistive technology devices
    Stephen E Ryan
    Bloorview Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 8:21-9. 2013
    ..This article proposes a conceptual underpinning for and examines the validity of the Youth Evaluation of Products (YEP) scale when used to measure the AT device attitudes of youth...
  19. doi request reprint Becoming men: Gender, disability, and transitioning to adulthood
    Barbara E Gibson
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Health (London) 18:95-114. 2014
    ..We suggest that the pursuit of "normal" is reproduced and reinforced in health and social programs and closes off other narratives and possibilities. ..
  20. doi request reprint 'Communicative competence' in the field of augmentative and alternative communication: a review and critique
    Gail Teachman
    Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 49:1-14. 2014
    ..Following an overview of the emergence of the concept of CC and of the field of AAC, we review seven conceptualizations of CC identified in the literature...
  21. doi request reprint Feasibility of improving the motor development of toddlers with congenital heart defects using a home-based intervention
    Nicole A Stieber
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1V7, Canada
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:521-32. 2012
    ..However, toddlers after ASO have age-appropriate motor skills. Completion of the rehabilitation program enables post-SCPC children to increase their rate of development to age-appropriate norms...