Monday, March 24, 2008

Study on Raising a Child with a Disability

Brigham Young University's Family, Nursing and Special Education Faculty are studying the strengths and challenges families encounter when raising a child with a disability or chronic condition. Disabilities they are researching include: diabetes, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, musculoskeletal condition, autism, Down syndrome and numerous others.

Researchers are searching for parents, single or married of all ages, of children with a disability or chronic condition to complete 2 sets of questionnaires. Also, a school-aged brother or sister of the child with the disability or chronic condition will participate in a 1 hour interview and complete a 6 question daily diary for 2 weeks. Families will be given a financial incentive for their participation.

If interested, please contact Tina Dyches at e-mail