May 22, 2018

Disability Participatory Research: Authentic inclusion of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Research

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
2:00 pm

Presenter: Sally Gould-Taylor, PhD
Director of Research and Evaluation
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD
College of Education, Temple University

The Session will address:

  • Thinking beyond the “advisory board"
  • Guidelines for creating authentic inclusive research design, protocol, data collection, and analysis
  • Examples of PAR research in disability
  • Approaches for interviewing individuals with disabilities for research purposes
    • reparation
    • Rapport
    • Active Listening
    • Reflective Listening
    • Communication Aids

Bio: Sally Gould-Taylor, PhD: Dr. Sally Gould-Taylor is the Director of Research and Evaluation at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University. She is responsible for the development, engagement and support of research protocol, method and analysis throughout the Institute’s various programs and initiatives. Sally has worked on both qualitative and quantitative research projects in diverse fields of human services, disability, and education. Additionally, she has taught at Temple for nine years. Sally earned her PhD in Urban Education with a focus on Anthropology of Education. Sally was Co-Principle Investigator on the Transition Discoveries project, a research project on successful secondary transition among youth with disabilities across Pennsylvania. Sally is currently leading three research and intervention projects in the field of disability: the Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation in Pennsylvania; Project PLAAY-Inclusive, a newly funded PA Developmental Disabilities Council grant that combines a school-based intervention with community–driven trainings aimed at addressing issues of race and disability in the school-to-prison pipeline; and a longitudinal ethnographic investigation of the closure of the Hamburg State Center.

May 22, 2018 Grand Rounds Transcript

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