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8/27/2015

Your Voice is Needed!

Perceptions of Adults with Cerebral Palsy Childhood Treatments and

Positive Outcomes in Adulthood?

We would like your opinions about possible links between orthopedic treatment as a child and success as an adult, for individuals with cerebral palsy. We will use the information you provide to help us improve our methods of care for children with cerebral palsy and to promote positive outcomes in adulthood.

Completing this survey is voluntary. The survey should take about 15-20 minutes to complete; however, it may take up to 30 minutes for those who may need assistance with reading and inputting answers due to visual and/or motor difficulties. 

Your opinions are important, even if they are different from the opinions of others. Participating in this survey will provide you with no direct benefits, but by sharing your opinions, you can help the people who provide care to children with cerebral palsy. There are no known risks to participating in this survey.

You can answer the questions in this survey at any time. You can choose to complete all or just some of the questions. The questions with asterisks next to the question number require answers before you can move on to the next page. If you do not want to answer, you may exit the survey at any time. There will be no penalty or loss of benefits if you decide to withdraw from the research.

Your answers will not be associated with your name or any other personal information. After the survey is completed, we will ask you if you would like be contacted for future studies. Your name and contact information will not be linked with your responses from this study. The researchers are the only people who will see your individual responses.

 Your answers will be combined with the answers of others in any write-ups, presentations, or publications.

Click the following link to begin the survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K5KBWWY

If you have any questions about your rights as a research subject, please contact the University of Hartford Human Subjects Committee (HSC) at 860.768.4721. The HSC is a group of people that reviews research studies and protects the rights of people involved in research.

If you have any questions or concerns about this study, you may contact the principal investigator: 

Mary Gannotti, Ph.D. Phone: 860.768.5373    Email: gannotti@hartford.edu

Inquiries to:  sennett@hartford.edu

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