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Adult siblings of people with Down syndrome research project

Eden Parsons is an undergraduate sociology student at the University of Sussex conducting research on the experiences of adult siblings of people with Down's Syndrome. 

As a sibling of someone with Down's Syndrome herself, she feels that siblings can often be overlooked and there is a significant gap in academic literature about this group. 

The research she will be conducting will be predominantly participant-led, which should hopefully be empowering for the participants and possibly also give an indication of additional support that could be offered.

The research will include an online questionnaire and then 1:1 follow-up interviews with a smaller group of willing participants.

You can find more information about the research here or contact Eden at esp22@sussex.ac.uk .

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