Using children and young people as advocates to inform research design

Graham, Naomi, Mandy, Anne, Clarke, Channine and Morriss-Roberts, Christopher (2017) Using children and young people as advocates to inform research design British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80 (11). pp. 684-688. ISSN 0308-0226

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Abstract

Statement of context: This practice analysis discusses the benefits and challenges of young advocates with physical disabilities and communication difficulties informing research design. Critical reflection on practice: The use of advocates helped to inform a PhD project exploring the experience of play for 6-12-year-olds with high levels of physical disability due to cerebral palsy. This enabled the improvement of the study design in terms of participant information, interview questions, and the format of the participant interviews. Implications for practice: Rigorous and well-designed research has a positive impact upon therapy practice. Researchers should make use of children and young people as advocates in order to enable high-quality research design.

Item Type: Journal article
Additional Information: Naomi Graham, Anne Mandy, Channine Clarke, Christopher Morriss-Roberts, Using children and young people as advocates to inform research design, British Journal of Occupational Therapy. Copyright © 2017. Reprinted by permission of SAGE Publications.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Service-user involvement; child; research design; cerebral palsy
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1177/0308022617725491
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2017 03:02
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2017 09:43
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/17472

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