Members of the Disability Community and their Perceptions of Disability Representation in the Media

Research Study

Do you Enjoy Watching and Talking about Television and Movies with People?

If you do, please consider joining this research study. In this study, you will be watching a media representation that features a character with your disability, and then participating in a focus group with other individuals with the same disability to talk about what you watched.

This study is being conducted by Stephanie J. Cragg a Ph.D. student in fulfillment of her dissertation requirement under the supervision of Dr. Kathryn. D. Lafreniere at the University of Windsor.

To be eligible:
• You must live in Canada or the United States
• You must have one of these three diagnoses from a medical professional and have been diagnosed for over 6 months
o A diagnosis of Turner Syndrome
o A mobility impairment requiring a wheelchair for at least 80% of the day
o A diagnosis of Autism needing minor supports
• You must be 18 years of age or older
• You must have an internet connection and a computer or tablet with video and microphone capabilities, or have a phone

To find out more information about the study, please contact Stephanie J Cragg at

This research has been cleared by the Research Ethics Board of the University of Windsor

Please share this information if you know of anyone who may be interested in participating in this study.


Published on: Jul 19, 2021 at 14:37

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