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Invitation to take part in a study about the impacts of non-accessible online communications

November 26, 2015

As this is a technology-driven society, it is important that we work towards accessibility online, allowing all members of society access to the same content.

If you are between the ages of 21 and 60 and your low vision or blindness impacts your ability to access content online, your participation in this study is welcome! Your participation in this study would consist of completing an accessible electronic survey (a large-print or braille paper copy of the survey is also available) which would take approximately 40 minutes. This study will be done completely anonymously. Only the researchers will have access to the completed surveys and no identifying information will be included. This research is being conducted by a student researcher from the University of Ottawa and is independent of any other organization.

To take part in the study, you can simply click on the following link: http://fluidsurveys.com/surveys/herin8/perceptions-of-internet-access-and-impacts/.

This link will give you access to the consent form as well as to the accessible online survey. If you prefer a paper copy of the questionnaire in large print or Braille, please email hdyke011@uottawa.ca.

If you have any questions about this study, please do not hesitate to contact:

Heather Dyke, Principal Investigator Department of Communication, University of Ottawa
Email: hdyke011@uottawa.ca

Updated November 26 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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