Service Communautaire d'Information sur la Recherche et le Développement - CORDIS


DDR Résumé de rapport

Project ID: 42797
Financé au titre de: FP6-MOBILITY
Pays: Ireland

Final Activity Report Summary - DDR (Doing disability research: Equal lives for equal people)

The focus of the project was the implementation of an inclusive research paradigm for people with intellectual disability (PWID) within the Republic of Ireland and an investigation of its efficacy. The overall purpose of project was the transfer of knowledge (TOK) between researchers, co-researchers with an intellectual disability and associated members of the National Institute of Learning Difficulties (NISLD), now known as the National Institute for Intellectual Disabilities (NIID), Trinity College Dublin. In order to fulfil this undertaking the project included four projects:
1. Oral history
2. National survey with PWID
3. National study of families who have a member with intellectual disabilities
4. Action based project to include students with intellectual disabilities in mainstream undergraduate classes at Trinity College Dublin.

The results of these projects are included in the attached document (NIID TOK Summary Project Results) The project was operationalised in four phases which ran in parallel with one another (this change was explained in the first progress report) Phase 1: Training inclusive Researchers Phase 2: Implementation of a national Oral History project for PWID within the Republic of Ireland Phase 3: Implementation of two national inclusive survey research projects within the Republic of Ireland, one for people with intellectual disability and one for family members Phase 4: Networking and setting up inclusive research projects across international boundaries.


Joan MURPHY, (Director)
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