Parent Surveys on the COVID-19 Experience
In the last few weeks, Easter Seals has been asked to share information on family surveys related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The surveys have been shared from our social media accounts and, for convenience, shared below in this post.
National Strategy for Cerebral Palsy
University of Ottawa and other Ontario Universities – No Deadline Posted
Several Ontario Universities are conducting a study of the experiences of parents supporting children and youth with special educational needs at home during COVID-19. General information about the study, the survey, and interview sign-up can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/KIDSHOME
CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability – No Deadline Posted
A similar study is being conducted by CanChild and McMaster University. General information about the study and the survey can be found here: https://canchild.mcmaster.ca/surveys/index.php?s=47FWXRWE7K
University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba is conducting a study on the impact of school closures on students with special educational needs and their parents/guardians. Find more information and to provide input here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Impact-COVID-19-Students-with-Special-Education-Needs
School Board Surveys
Many school boards are surveying families as they develop plans for the new school year. Links to two school board surveys are provided below. Please check the website of your child’s school board to see if they are also surveying parents.