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

The purpose of the study is to investigate equity and quality of assistive technology (e.g., wheelchairs) provision and outcomes for individuals with SCI.

Duration

Participants will complete questionnaires about their wheelchair, repairs and assistive technology you use, your community participation, satisfaction with life, your health, and mood. (one 30 to 45 minute session)

Participants interested in participating in the second phase of the study, which is being administered by the University of Pittsburgh, can learn more here.

 

Inclusion Criteria
  • Individuals with a non-progressive spinal cord injury that occurred at least one year ago.
Compensation

For Component 1, if you have participated in the Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System, you will be compensated $25 for your participation in the questionnaire portion of this study. If you have not completed the questionnaires as a part of the Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System, you will be reimbursed $75 for your participation in the first portion of the study.

Research Categories
Spinal Cord Injury
Actively Recruiting
Yes