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This page is about a research project.

Question mark next to an inclusive community.

The research is about planning communities to be inclusive of people with disabilities.

People with different disabilities.

When we say disability, we mean all disabilities including chronic illness.

Houses

When we say community we mean the area where you live. Your home. 

House in the Clarence City Council Area.

For example, you live in a suburb in the Clarence City Council area.

Group of diverse people.

When we say inclusive we mean you have the same opportunities to participate in everyday things in your community like everyone else.

We want to make communities inclusive for everyone.

The Photovoice Project

A Photovoice project uses photos or video to show people what something means.

Person taking photo on phone.

Like what is an inclusive community.

Commputer screen with images on screen.

You then tell a researcher about the photos.

Participant talking to researcher.

This is called a chat with a researcher.

You can have a chat with the researcher by yourself.

One person talking to the researcher.

or

You can have a chat with the researcher in a group.

Three people talking to the researcher.

You choose.

Who can do the Photovoice Project?

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People 9 years and older.

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 If you are under 18 you will need guardian consent.

Various community members.

The Photovoice project is for people who live, work or study in:

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Clarence City Council and the Greater Hobart area, Tasmania

or

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Gympie Regional Council, Queensland.

Before you start

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Read the participant information sheet.

Complete the Consent Form

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Complete the consent form.

If you want to do the Photovoice in a group

Three people talking to the researcher.

Contact Lisa

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phone 07 3138 5123

or

Take the Photos

You are to do 2 things

People with disabilities being included in the community.

1. Take 1 to 6 photos or a short video that shows us what helps make you and people with disabilities and/or chronic illness feel included. Like

  • other people

  • places like your own town or neighbourhood

  • services like library, buses

Comparision of people with disabilities not being included and being included in the community.

2.  Take 1 to 6 photos or a short video of things to fix to make community better for people with disabilities. Like

• other people’s attitudes

• places like your town or neighbourhood

• services like library, buses

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Read the participant information sheet for more information about taking the photos.

After you have taken the photos

Person finished their Photovoice project.

Contact Lisa when you finish taking photos/video.

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phone 07 3138 5123

or

Making a time to chat to the researcher.

We will then contact you to make a time to chat with you about your photo/videos.

Researcher and participant talking over the phone.

If you need support to complete the Photovoice, please contact Dr. Lisa Stafford:

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phone 07 3138 5123

or

If you do not want to do the Photovoice project,

but

would like to do a research interview contact the research team.

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 07 3138 4595

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