Join us for Speak for Yourself presents “What Matters to You?: A Guide to Patient-Centered Research for People With Disabilities.” When: January 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm This webinar will explore how people with disabilities can advocate for their own health needs in a way that centers the focus on what is important to the individual….Read More of "Webinar"
Speak for Yourself: Self Advocacy and Your Health
As a young adult with a disability, I hear the term, “self advocacy” a lot. My mother has always encouraged me to prioritize my own needs, and express them to other people. In the disability community, “nothing about us without us,” is a common slogan, used as a constant reminder that people with disabilities need…Read More of "Speak for Yourself: Self Advocacy and Your Health"
Participants Needed for Research Study on Accessibility
Researchers from the Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education (KSSPE) at the College at Brockport, State University of New York are conducting a study to determine the accessibility of hotels and accommodation facilities with the life experiences of people with disabilities. They are seeking…Read More of "Participants Needed for Research Study on Accessibility"
Study on Health Care Experiences of Mothers with Disabilities Seeks Participants
Researchers at UMass Medical School are seeking participants for an online survey to help learn about the health care experiences of mothers with disabilities during pregnancy…Read More of "Study on Health Care Experiences of Mothers with Disabilities Seeks Participants"
Study on Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
Researchers at the University of Michigan are seeking participants for their study about selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR). The study is assessing long-term outcomes in adults with cerebral palsy who have had a SDR in comparison to those who have not had the procedure…Read More of "Study on Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy"
Study Focuses on Emergency Preparedness Among People with Disabilities
Jenny Marceron, PhD student at The George Washington University is researching how people with physical disabilities think about and prepare for disasters– both natural and human made. Learn more about her research, which means a lot– both professionally and personally and how to participate…Read More of "Study Focuses on Emergency Preparedness Among People with Disabilities"
Research on Employment for People with Physical Disabilities
Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities is recruiting participants for one of their studies. If you are between 18 – 24 years old with a physical disability, they want to speak with you to learn about the experiences you face when job hunting and more…Read More of "Research on Employment for People with Physical Disabilities"
Study on the Health Behaviors of Adults with Disabilities
The University of Illinois at Chicago is recruiting participants for a study to help them better understand the health behaviors of adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). The information gathered will help gain knowledge for serving the health needs of people with I/DD…Read More of "Study on the Health Behaviors of Adults with Disabilities"