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Parental Roles and Attitudes Regarding Sexuality

The Study

This research study is investigating parents and caregivers who have an adult child with an intellectual disability and an adult child without an intellectual disability, and their experiences regarding sexuality and intimate relationship experiences of both their adult children.

 What Will You Be Asked to Do?

Parents who participate in the study will be asked to fill out an online survey that will take approximately 20 minutes. After completing the survey, you will have the option to enter into a drawing for one of 4 - $50 gift cards. You will also have the option to participate in a phone or online interview that will take approximately 60 minutes. You will be given a $30 gift card for your participation in the interview


Parents and primary caregivers of an adult between the ages of 18-30 who has a diagnosis of an intellectual disability. Parents must also have another adult child between the ages of 18-30 who does not have a diagnosis of an intellectual disability.

If you are interested in participating in this study, please complete the survey using the following link:

For questions or further information, please contact the researcher:

Rebecca Kammes

(630) 884-8253


Ends Feb. 28, 2019

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