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Dr. Deborah Norris, Principal Investigator
Dr. Kathleen MacPherson, Co-Principal Investigator
Dr. Gordon Flowerdew, Co-Investigator
Dr. Brian Hennen, Co-Investigator
Dr. Janice Keefe, Co-Investigator


Adele McSorley   
Cathy Crouse   

Project Personnel:

Danielle Poulos, Project CoordinatorLauren Crawley, Research AssistantAmanda Sibley, Research Assistant
Christen Terakita, Graduate Research Assistant
Trisha Dempsey, Graduate Research Assistant

Community Partners:

People First Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia Association for Community Living
The Disability Rights Coalition
The Nova Scotia Residential Agencies Association
DIRECTIONS Council for Vocational Services Society


At every major decision point, the community partners ensure that the project is moving in a direction that will ultimately address the needs of persons with intellectual disabilities in a practical, respectful, and inclusive manner.