Dr. Christiana Asantewaa Okyere
Dr. Christiana Asantewaa Okyere is a Research Associate at CanChild, working with the Partnering for Change (P4C) research team. Christiana holds a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Prior to working with CanChild, Christiana worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow and Research Associate at the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education at Michigan State University in areas related to inclusive education and community-based interventions focused on the smooth transition from school to employment for students with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Her expertise and research interests are in the areas of inclusive education/practice, school-based services, biopsychosocial factors associated with successful transition and employment outcomes, and family support.
Areas of Focus
Inclusive education/practice, school-based services, school to work transition, employment outcomes, family support.