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8/28/2015

Survey for Parents of Transition-Age Youth

You are invited to participate in a study being conducted by the University of Oregon’s College of Education. This study will explore parent involvement and transition planning with parents and caregivers who have a 14-25 year old student receiving special education services. You are being asked to participate in this survey because of the unique perspective that you have as a parent of a secondary-aged student with a disability.

In recognition of your contributions to research we would like to offer you the opportunity to be compensated by including your name in a drawing, which will be held at the close of the survey. The drawing will be for:

  • One (1) iPad mini and
  • Six (6) $20 gift cards to Amazon.com

You will be redirected to an entry form after completing the survey to be entered into the drawing. One entry per person.

Before you participate in this study, there are several things that you should know. Your participation is voluntary. You are also free to stop your involvement in the project at any time. You do not have to answer any questions that make you uncomfortable. Data from this survey is anonymous and will be stored in a password-protected on-line survey software account as well as the Project Directors’ password-protected laptop. All records of the survey will be destroyed within 5 years of the completion of the project. The research team will not share your information with anyone else. Although you may not benefit individually from completing the survey, it is important that you know that you are providing input that will impact the lives of transition age youth with disabilities and their families.

Click here to begin the survey

During this stage of the study, you will be asked to fill out an anonymous 15-25 minute online survey.   If you have any questions regarding this study, you may contact the project director Kara Hirano (541) 346-3585 at the University of Oregon If you have any questions about your rights to participate in the study, call Research Compliance Services at the University of Oregon, (541) 346-2510.

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