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Parent Student Survey Request by DCU

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the play world(s), friendship groups and potentially the wellbeing of every teenager in the country, with and without special needs. Playgrounds, schools and sports clubs are closed, after school activities are cancelled and children cannot meet and hang out with their friends as they used to. These are hugely significant changes in the day to day lives and routines of Irish  teenagers . In addition, we have no understanding of any ideas, strategies and solutions  teenagers and their parents came up with, where possible, to overcome these difficulties.


To access the views, experiences and opinions of  teenagers and their parents we have developed an online survey questionnaire on this topic and would be very grateful if you would consider promoting the survey on your Facebook / Twitter account  or forward on the link to any of your relevant email lists or parents to enable them to express their views. The survey runs from 8am Tuesday 26th May until midnight on Tuesday 2nd June if you would like to take part. The link  is


Ethical approval for this study has been given by DCU’s Research Ethics Committee (DCUREC/2020/118) and the University of Turin, Bioethics Committee (Prot. No. 183243). The results will be available to all participants from


Warm regards


Dr Carol Barron PhD. MSc. Grad Dip, BA (Hons), Dip Pharm, RGN, RNT, RSCN
Assistant Professor. School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health,
Dublin City University, Ireland; Room H216; Phone: +353(1)7007928. Email