We at the Children’s Participation and Environment Research Lab (CPERL) care about advancing client-centered care and outcomes in pediatric (re)habilitation. Lab members harness technology to build innovative tools that can accelerate family-engaged and participation-focused care planning and outcomes monitoring with individuals, organizations, and service systems that need quality common data elements to conduct patient-centered research for continuous quality improvement.

On this website, you can find information on the types of rewarding multi-site and interdisciplinary research projects we engage in and disseminate, the diverse talents of team members and collaborators, and our contact information if you want more information or wish to apply for a mentored training experience in our lab. Thank you for your interest in our work!

Dianna heads to Beantown

Our youngest CPERL member, Dianna Bosak, graduated with her BA in Psychology & Political Science this May! She has accepted an offer to attend the OTD program in occupational therapy at Boston University, the top-ranked OT program in the country, and will...

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CPERL celebrates first OTD graduate

CPERL is celebrating our first OTD graduate! Briana Rigau wraps up her time in our lab on May 20. She has chosen to transition to Peek-a-boo Pediatric Therapy in Denver, Colorado to work as an occupational therapist in early intervention. At her new position, Briana...

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Andrea presents at AOTA

Laissez les bons temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!) Andrea has just returned from American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference in New Orleans! She was selected to participate in a refereed research poster session to share our lab's recent...

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