Recent Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Aubrecht, K., Mason, S., Flynn, T., Gahagan, J., Hadfield, K., Hardie, S., Hamilton-Hinch, B., Keefe, J., Kelly, C., Moody, E., & Sim, M. (accepted). COVID-19 impact on dementia care in community: A rapid research protocol. International Journal of Qualitative Methods.
  2. Sebring, J., Capurro, G., Kelly, C., Maier, R., Tustin, J., Jardine, C.G., & Driedger, S.M. (2022). ‘None of it was especially easy’: Improving Covid-19 vaccine equity for people with disabilities. Canadian Journal of Public Health.
  3. Dansereau, L., Kelly, C., Aubrecht, K., Grenier, A., & Williams, A. (2022) Balancing flexibility and administrative burden: Experiences of family-managers using directly-funded home care in Manitoba, Canada. Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement (CJA/RCV). 1–12.
  4. Brownridge, D., Taillieu, T., Urquia, M., Lysova, A., Kelly, C., Chan, Ko Ling & Santos, S. (accepted). Intimate Partner Violence among Persons with Mental Health-Related Disabilities in Canada. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
  5. Kelly, C., Jamal, A., Aubrecht, K. & Grenier, A. (2020). Emergent issues in directly-funded care: Canadian perspectives.  Journal of Aging & Social Policy.
  6. Etherington, N., Rodrigues, I.B., Giangregorio, L., Graham, I., Hoens, A.M., Kasperavicius, D., Kelly, C., Moore, J.E., Ponzano, M., Presseau, J., Sibley, K.M., & Straus, S. (2020) Applying an intersectionality lens to the Theoretical Domains Framework: A tool for thinking about how intersecting social identities and structures of power influence behavior. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 20 (169). Open access.
  7. Stirling, M., Linton, J., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Shooshtari, S., Hallet, J., Kelly, C., Dawe, D., Kristjanson, M., Decker, K., & Mahar, A. (2019). A scoping review protocol documenting cancer outcomes and inequalities for adults living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. BMJ Open. 9 (11).
  8. Dansereau, L., Hande, M.J. & Kelly, C. (2019). Establishing a crown agency amid multiple service providers: Self-Directed Personal Support Services Ontario (SDPSSO). Health Reform Observer – Observatoire des Réformes de Santé. 7(1).
  9. FitzGerald Murphy, M. & Kelly, C. (2019). Questioning ‘choice’: A multinational metasynthesis of research on directly-funded home care programs for older people. Health and Social Care in the Community. 27 (3): 37-56.
  10. Kelly, C. (2018). A future for disability: Perceptions of disabled youth and nonprofit organizations. Social Theory & Health.16 (1), 44-59. Online first: 27 July 2017.
  11. Kelly, C. (2017). Exploring experiences of Personal Support Worker education in Ontario, Canada. Health and Social Care in the Community.25(4)1430-1438.
  12. Kelly, C. (2017). Care and violence through the lens of Personal Support Workers. International Journal of Care and Caring, 1(1): 97-113.
  13. Kelly, C. & Bourgeault, I.L. (2015). The Personal Support Worker Program Standard in Ontario: An alternative to self-regulation? Healthcare Policy, 11(2): 20-26. 
  14. Hande, M.J. and Kelly, C. (2015).Organizing survival and resistance in austere times: Shifting disability activism and care politics in Ontario, Canada. Disability & Society, 30(7), 961-975. 
  15. Kelly, C. & Bourgeault, I.L. (2015). Developing a common education standard for personal support workers in Ontario. Health Reform Observer – Observatoire des Réformes de Santé, 3(1)Available:
  16. Kelly, C. & Chapman, C. (2015). Adversarial allies: Care, harm, and resistance in the helping professions. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 26(2), 46-66.
  17. Kelly, C. (2014). Re/Moving care from the Ontario Direct Funding program: Altering conversations among disability and feminist scholars. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, 21(1), 124-147. 
  18. Kelly, C. (2013). Building bridges with accessible care: Disability Studies, feminist care scholarship and beyond. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 28(4)784-800. 
  19. Kelly, C. (2013). Towards renewed descriptions of Canadian disability movements: Disability activism outside of the non-profit sector. Canadian Journal of Disability Studies2(1), 1-27. Available:
  20. Kelly, C. & Carson, E. (2012). The Youth Activist Forum: Forging a rare, disability-positive space that empowers youth. Journal of Youth Studies, 15(8)1089-1106. 


  1. Aubrecht, K., Kelly, C. & Rice, C. (Editors; 2020). The Aging—Disability Nexus. Disability Culture and Politics series. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.
  2. Kelly, C. & Orsini, M. (Editors; 2016). Mobilizing Metaphor: Art, Culture and Disability Activism in Canada. Disability Culture and Politics series. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.
  3. Kelly, C. (2016). Disability Politics and Care: The Challenge of Direct Funding. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.