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Exploratory Study on the Impact of Digital Technology on the Lives of People with Spinal Cord Injuries

| Source: unitedspinal.org

A study conducted by a researcher in the University of Bristol as a part of her academic work to earn a PhD degree, aims to understand the daily interaction of the people with spinal cord injury (paraplegia) with digital technologies, its nature, frequency, purpose, and capturing any encountered accessibility barriers in-home, outside, and on the go.

The study includes the following 3 activities.

First Activity:
Online interview including the participant and the researcher only.
It will take approximately 60 minutes using any online platform (based on the participant’s preference).

The participant will receive a $20 Amazon e-gift card as a thank you for taking part in the first activity

Second Activity:
Recording (could be text or voice) diaries for 1 week-long. Then, at the end, participant will be submitting a total of 7 diary entries to the researcher (via email, or WhatsApp, etc.).
(Note: diaries will only be related to events that include the participant’s usage of a digital device)

The participant will receive a $70 Amazon e-gift card as a thank you for taking part in the second activity

Last Activity:
Online follow-up interview that will take approximately 30 minutes.

The participant will receive a $10 Amazon e-gift card as a thank you for taking part in the last activity

The Research participant must meet (ALL) of the following requirements:

• The participant must be an adult.
• The participant has been diagnosed with a spinal cord injury (paraplegia).
• The participant has access to one or more digital device(s).
(Examples of digital devices: smart phones, or smart watches, or tablets, or laptops, or smart home devices or any other digital devices)

Participate in this Study

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