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Study Participants Needed: Are you a woman who immigrated to Canada with a physical disability?

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A dissertation study entitled, The Experiences of Immigrant Women Living With a Physical Disability in Canada, is being conducted by Maryam Rezazadeh, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Counselling and Educational Psychology, McGill University under the supervision of Michael L. Hoover (PhD, Associate Professor, Learning Sciences Program, McGill University, michael.hoover@mcgill.ca). This study aims to explore the experiences of women who have immigrated to Canada with a physical disability. The results of this study will help to understand the diverse and unique experiences of women with physical disability during their immigration and settlement in Canada.


Eligibility for participation

  • You are a woman with an acquired or congenital physical disability
  • You are between the ages of 18 to 45 years
  • You immigrated to Canada between 2001 to present

What will be involved

  • One to two confidential interviews lasting 60 minutes
  • The interview will be conducted in English, either in person, via Skype, or over the telephone

If you are interested in participating please contact: Maryam Rezazadeh maryam.rezazadeh@mail.mcgill.ca

Please advise her of any accessibility needs so she can do her best to accommodate you.