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.

 

  • Examining the Effects of a Job Entry Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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

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

    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. 

     

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  • Improving Quality of Life in Epilepsy

    This study seeks to see whether a phone-intervention called HOBSCOTCH will improve health, daily functioning and quality of life among patients with refractory epilepsy (chronic epilepsy that cannot be fully controlled by medications). 

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  • Women's Disability and Health

    This study investigates the effectiveness of a new women's health questionnaire that is designed to help doctors better understand how to treat women with disabilities. 

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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. 

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  • Treating Cognitive Deficits in traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

    The purpose of this research study is to investigate the effectiveness of a memory retraining program and a processing speed program in a spinal cord injured (SCI) population.

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  • Residential Instability in Chronic SCI: An Investigation of Patterns and Consequences.

    This study investigates the occurrence of geographic mobility, neighborhood influences, and the relationship between housing instability and health and well-being for people with chronic spinal cord injury.

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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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  • Multiple Sclerosis & Medication Beliefs

    The purpose of this study is to investigate how individuals with MS make decisions regarding their MS medications and treatment.

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  • Improving Memory and Learning in TBI

    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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  • ReInventing Yourself after SCI: Intervention to Improve Outcomes after Spinal Cord Injury

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the benefits of a group education treatment program to improve self-efficacy in people living with Spinal Cord Injury or Disorder (SCI/D).

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  • Improving New Memory and Learning in School-Aged Children with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

    This study investigates whether a memory training program called the Modified Story Memory Technique (mSMT) can improve learning of school-aged children with memory impairment following a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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  • Emotional Processing in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

     This study examines the effect of an emotional processing training program in individuals with TBI.

     

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