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Call for Participants--program to help youth with disabilities to get started with looking for employment, Bloorview Research Institute

Please pass this invitation on to your clients and networks who may fit the criteria.

Are you a young adult with a physical disability between the ages of 15-25 or a parent of such a youth? Considering participating in our study.

What’s this study about?

This study will explore whether an online e-mentoring intervention for youth and their parents can be helpful for youth with disabilities to find jobs.

Who can participate?

  • Youth with a physical disability between the ages of 15-25 who is currently enrolled in or recently completed school, or
  • A parent of a youth meeting the above criteria.
  • Have access to computer and internet

What’s Involved?

Youth and/or parent participants will be asked to complete an online survey before and after completing the employment intervention. This will take approx. 30-60 minutes to complete. To take part in the  online employment program we ask that you log in at least once a week for 12 weeks and contribute to the weekly discussion.

Participants who complete the surveys and the employment intervention will receive a small token of appreciation, a $20 gift card to thank them for their time.

Interested in Participating?

If you are interested in participating in this study on transition experiences or have additional questions, please contact Sally Lindsay ( with your interest, and they will get back to you shortly. Contacting us does not obligate you to participate in the study.