The Arc Pikes Peak Region often highlights local and national research and survey opportunities that serve to better the lives of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Check below for exciting opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research or provide you much-needed feedback.
Online Research Project: Social Skills in Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children with Additional Special Needs
Do you have a child who is deaf or hard of hearing with additional special needs? You are invited to participate in an online research project on social skills! If your child is 3 to 11 years old, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to participate. Participation includes the completion of several online questionnaires about you, your child and your family. The questionnaires take approximately one to two hours total. You will be reimbursed $20 for your time. This project has been approved by the Gallaudet University Institutional Review Board. The principal investigator is Angela Turner of Gallaudet University Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.
Intellectual Disability — Measuring Cognitive Development in individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
This study is now recruiting research participants. If you, your son or your daughter is between the ages of 6 and 25 and like playing computer games, your participation could help researchers learn more about thinking and reasoning in individuals with intellectual disability.
Individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of intellectual disability caused by Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, or another cause are welcome to participate. Participants will also receive compensation for their time. Please click here to learn more.