Local and National Survey and Research Participation Opportunities

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Please see below for any current survey or research participation opportunities



►Idaho State Independent Living Council (SILC) and FLARE Project Rationing Survey 
The Idaho SILC partnered with several organizations in an effort to address health care rationing during the pandemic and beyond. FLARE Project and others have stepped up to assist in gathering information on the health impact of COVID in our communities beyond becoming ill with or dying from COVID
Find further information about and a link to the survey HERE (English and Spanish versions available) to gain better understanding of what’s happening across our communities, especially among people who already face barriers to health care access due to disability, age, weight, race, ethnicity, limited English proficiency, immigration status, gender and gender identity.


►Survey participants needed: Climate Action Plan
The City of Lawrence and all of Douglas County are building a Climate Action Plan to adapt to the impacts of a changing climate and contribute to slowing climate change.
They are looking for voices from every corner of the community to include perspectives from local minority groups, especially people with disabilities &/or mental health disorders.
Topics of the survey include your thoughts and experiences with flooding, drought, extreme temperatures, air quality, health, utility bills and more.
Let your voice be heard and take the survey HERE
►Survey participants needed: Understanding Barriers to Services for County Residents
Douglas County, Kansas Government, in partnership with the United Way of Douglas County, would like to know what resources county residents would find most beneficial to their success. We are seeking input through a community survey that will be available through December 17, 2021. The information will be used to better understand what barriers residents are facing and what resources are needed in Baldwin City, Eudora, Lawrence, Lecompton and rural areas of Douglas County.  Access Survey Here: http://dgcoks.org/resourcessurvey

►Research Participants Needed: Better Understanding of Rural Personal Assistance Services

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The University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities is looking for research participants, particularly from Kansas rural communities. Participation includes an hour-long interview regarding your experience with personal care services and includes a $30 payment to participants for their time and insight. Email or call Rayna Sage [406-243-5233] to participate and please see the informational fliers below for more information:


►Alliant International University: Cyberbullying Victimization Among Individuals with Physical Disabilities
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Alliant International University is looking for U.S. Participants for a research study on understanding the experiences of cyberbullying victimization from the perspectives of individuals with physical disabilities. Participants will be asked to engage in an online interview lasting approximately 60-90 minutes. Participants will receive a gift card as a thank you for their time.

For more information and to see if you qualify, please see the INFORMATIONAL FLIER here.