SABE Seeks Input on 2020 Election

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Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered’s (SABE) GoVote Project has opened a survey to learn about the voting experience of people with disabilities.

Whether you voted by mail-in, by absentee ballot, in-person early voting or on Election Day, the SABE GoVoter Project wants to know if you had any problems or questions about your voting experience.

This includes your experiences with registering to vote, getting information about candidates, the attitude of poll workers and issues to casting your ballot.

Source: The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. “Council Connection.” Nov. 2020.

Mental Health Survey Opportunity

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The Ohio State University needs the help of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ages 14-24) to develop an interview about mental health.

Participants will take part in a 2-3 hour interview online through a secure video chat platform. They will be asked to respond to a set of questions about their moods, feelings, emotions, and behaviors over time. Caregivers and parents will be asked to answer questions about their child as well.

Those who participate will help with the development of the first diagnostic assessment of mental health disorders among youth with ID in addition to receiving a gift card.

To find out if you are eligible to participate or for more information with no obligation, please contact Cori O’Boyle at 614-366-1715 or via email at cori.o’boyle@osumc.edu.

Research Study Opportunity

Dear students,

You are invited to participate in a research study to understand your motivation and participation in physical activity. The study is being done by Dr. Deborah Shapiro and Mason Sur at Georgia State University.  You do not have to be actively involved in sports or physical activity to complete this survey.

The survey will take 10 minutes or less of your time. By participating in the survey, you will have a chance to win a $20 Amazon e-gift card. A total of 10 winners will be selected after the completion of the study.

You must be 18 years or older to participate in the study and the raffle.

Please click the link below to access the survey and consent form.

Survey link: https://gsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6hDlXFnQK9HDUpv

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Mason Sur at (815) 761-2399 or msur1@student.gsu.edu

Research Advisory Board Opportunity

Elizabeth K. Schmidt, Ph.D., OTR/L, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Boston University is recruiting Advisory Board Members with developmental disabilities for a Comprehensive Sexual Health Education study. Members will help the team with making decisions about study procedures and help create sexual health lessons. The Advisory Board will be virtual. if you are interested in

Please fill out this survey link if you are interested in seeing if you may be a good fit for the Advisory Board.