Surveys and research

Opportunities for parent carers in Cambridgeshire to get involved in surveys and research on topics related to additional needs and disabilities.

You can also look at our Consultations page for projects asking for parent carer feedback on local service changes.  Or visit the Cambridgeshire consulation finder website to see consultations and surveys undertaken by Cambridgeshire County Council, along with current and proposed projects.

September 2017: Anglia Ruskin University research projects

Fathima Kodakkadan,  PhD psychology student, is running an online survey comparing the factors influencing the stress and resilience among parents of children with autism spectrum conditions – both in the UK and India. 

If you agree to take part, you need to fill out an online survey. And it will take around an hour of hur time.

Fathima hopes that the findings from the study may help to develop group therapy where parents support other parents.

Parents taking part will get an opportunity to enter their email address for a chance to win a £100 Amazon Voucher.

Survey details

Contact: fathima.kodakkadan@pgr.anglia.ac.uk

Magda Charko, a PhD student, is researching the understandings of relationships and sexual health among people with learning disabilities and views of their parents.

She’s interviewing people with learning disabilities to find out their level of knowledge about the subject, where any confusions lie, and what their needs and aspirations are. There’s also  an on-line survey for parents of disabled children to explore their views.

She hopes that her study will hope that my research  will help schools and government design better interventions, educational programmes and support for parents.

Everyone who completes the survey and leaves their email address will be entered into a prize draw for £50 M&S voucher.

Survey details

Contact: magdalena.borawska-charko@student.anglia.ac.uk or mb1106@student.anglia.ac.uk