Participate in Study on the Link Between Children’s Play and Mental Health

August 18, 2017

Communities For All Children: The loneliness crisis and the decline of free play

The Family and Disability Studies Initiative at the University of Alberta is investigating the link between children’s play and mental health and needs your help

Are you the parent of a 4 or 5 year old child with disabilities?


Participation involves completing the ‘Communities for all Children Survey’ this year and once again next year.

Upon completion of the project participants will receive a summary of the research findings and a $30 gift card to acknowledge their time.

  • Phone (780) 492-8568 or email your mailing address to to receive a paper copy of the ‘Communities for all Children Survey’. Or,
  • Complete the survey on-line by clicking here or typing in the address bar of your preferred browser.

If you have any questions please contact project manager, Dr Amber Savage, at 780 492 8568, or Professor David McConnell at 780 492 7475

This research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and was approved by the University of Alberta Research Ethics Board (780 492 2615)