Volunteers Needed for Study to Develop a Toolkit of Participation Assessments for Children who Use Power Mobility

posted Jun 7, 2012, 12:38 PM by Doug Maynard

Researchers at Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver BC, are conducting an online Delphi survey with parents, therapists and researchers who have experience with children between the ages of 18 months to 12 years who use power mobility.

The purpose of this study is to develop a toolkit of participation assessments (to be known as the POWER Mobility toolkit) for children 18 months to 12 years of age who use power mobility. Recruitment is taking place across Canada.

Please visit the link to learn more about the study: http://www.bcchildrens.ca/Services/SunnyHillHealthCtr/Research/power-mobility-toolkit/default.htm


 We are looking for:

1/ volunteers - if you are a parent, therapist or researcher with expertise in power mobility, please consider participating

2/ help - to spread the word about the study, especially to parents that might be interested

Please forward this information to those who might be interested in participating in the survey.


For further information please contact:
 Debbie Field, M.H.Sc. O.T., PhD Candidate, Occupational Therapist
 Telephone 1-604-737-6314        E-mail dfield1@interchange.ubc.ca