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Monday June 19 2017 11:06 AM

Research participants needed

You are invited to participate in a study that will evaluate the validity of a speech pathology specific questionnaire for persons with Multiple Sclerosis (pMS). In this study, you are invited to complete an online survey. The questions in the survey will include a range of relevant topics such type of MS, voice quality, swallowing, language, and the state of your social and psychological wellbeing. After two weeks, you will be asked to complete some of the questions again.

Who is eligible?

Aged 18 years or over; Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis; English speaking; Ability to complete the questionnaire.

What does this study involve for participants?

This survey will obtain information about your overall health status and daily routines. This survey will explore the impacts of Multiple Sclerosis disease on areas like swallowing, speech voice and communication. Participating in this survey is voluntary and we appreciate your time when participating.

You have the opportunity to win one of two $50 gift vouchers if you complete the two questionnaires. A donation of $2 will also be made to MS Australia for each completed questionnaire, with a maximum of $500.

The questionnaire can be found on: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SpeechPathologyMS

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Get in touch

If you want more information on this project, please feel free to contact Dr. Hans Bogaardt at 02 -­‐ 9351 9334 or email: hans.bogaardt@sydney.edu.au. A multi­‐page Patient Information Statement, describing the study in detail, is available and will be sent to anyone who expresses their interest in this study.

The ethical aspects of this study have been approved by The University of Sydney HREC (Protocol no. 2017/197)

Discipline of Speech Pathology Faculty of Health Sciences
S Block Cumberland Campus C42, 75 East Street, LidcombeNSW 2141 Australia T +61 2 9351 9539 F +61 2 9351 9163 E speech.clinic@sydney.edu.au

Author: University of Sydney

Tags: speechpathology, ms, survey

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