Tele-Studies

Several research studies can be completed from your home and do not require travel to our offices. Participation involves answering questionnaires and requires access to either a telephone or computer.

 

  • Emotional Processing Intervention for Children with TBI

    Researchers are examining the effectiveness of an emotional processing program that is modified for use with children. Participants complete paper and pencil tests and computerized tasks. 

    This study can be completed remotely and does not require in-person visits.

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  • Identifying Disparities in Preventive Primary, Dental, and Vision Services after SCI

    The purpose of this study is to understand the healthcare experiences of people with SCI. Researchers are interested in the types of healthcare services typically received, issues experienced accessing the care needed, and the level of satisfaction with care. 

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  • An Ecological Momentary Assessment of MS Symptoms

    The purpose of this study is to track MS symptoms using an iPhone.

    This study can be completed remotely and does not require in-person visits.

     

     

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  • Behavioral and Neural Genetics in Neurological Disorders

    The purpose of this research is to investigate how someone's genetic makeup as reflected in their DNA is related to brain injury and thinking in people with MS and TBI. 

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  • Comparison of Two Web-based Interventions in Partner Caregivers of People with SCI

    The purpose of this research study is to compare the effect of two different types of group education and support programs for partner caregivers of people with SCI. 

    This study is completely remote and does not require in-person visits.

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  • Assessing Rehabilitation Outcomes after Severe Neuromusculoskeletal Injury

    The purpose of this study is to create questions that measure topics important to the health and well-being of people with limb injuries.

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  • Using Virtual Reality to Improve Job Reentry in Adults with TBI

    The purpose of this research is to investigate the effectiveness of virtual reality (VR) to improve job reentry skills in individuals with TBI. 

    This study is completely remote and does not require in-person visits.

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  • Cognitive and Depressive Symptoms in MS

    Researchers are studying thinking abilities and depressive symptoms in older individuals with MS. Younger individuals with MS and individuals without MS will be recruited for a control group.

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  • Strength Identification and Expression in Young Adults

    The purpose of this research study is to evaluate how young adults with and without autism identify and express their personal identities. 

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  • Examining the Effects of a Job Entry Intervention in Young Adults

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Virtual Reality (VR) training programs in improving interview skills in young adults with autism. 

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  • Understanding COVID-19's Effect on People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, and Multiple Sclerosis -Survey Study

    The purpose of this study is to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of people with traumatic brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, or those with a history of stroke. 

    This study is completely remote and does not require in-person visits. 

     

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  • Comparison of Two Group Wellness Interventions in Partner Caregivers of Individuals with TBI

    The purpose of this research study is to compare the effect of two different types of group wellness interventions for partner caregivers of individuals with TBI. 

    This study is completely remote and does not require in-person visits. 

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  • Psychological and Emotional Well-being Intervention in TBI

    The purpose of this study is to compare two different programs aimed at improving well-being in people with moderate to severe TBI. 

    Participants have the option to complete all sessions in-person or via video conference. 

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  • Developing a Shortened Cognitive Screen in SCI

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of a screening battery of thinking skills in the spinal cord injury population. Participants will complete hands-free questionnaires. 

    This study is completely remote and does not require in-person visits. 

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  • Equity and Quality in Assistive Technology for Individuals with SCI (EQUATE)

    Researchers are collecting information about types and frequency of wheelchair breakdowns and repairs using a smartphone app. The information collected will help researchers track the types of wheelchair failures to inform wheelchair users. 

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  • Improving Memory and Learning in TBI (STEM)

    The purpose of this research study is to investigate the effectiveness of a memory enhancement technique in people with TBI. 

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  • Mapping the Community Context for a Better Understanding of Community Integration and Participation after SCI

    Researchers are interested in understanding the places where people with disabilities live, work, and socialize. We are examining how various aspects of the environment (like accessibility or barriers to community places such as grocery stores or doctor's offices) influence community participatio

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