CSU researchers seeking participants for a study on employment and transition for individuals with disabilities

Vocational Fit Assessment Team
Vocational Fit Assessment Lab Team

Andrew Persch, assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University and partners across the country are conducting a study to help improve the Vocational Fit Assessment, a tool designed to help young adults with intellectual disabilities find a good job fit.

Compensation: Up to $120 total

Who can join this study? You can participate if:

  • You are an adult with intellectual disabilities, aged 18-22, currently engaged in work activities AND
  • You have a person who knows you well and has been a part of your life for over a year (e.g., teacher, parent, job coach, employer)

What will you be asked to do?

  • You will participate in a two-hour interview three times: now, in 12 months, and again in 24 months
  • The interview will consist of questions related to your work skills and interests
    • Questions will be sent to participants ahead of time
  • You and your interview partner will both receive $40 per interview

How do I sign up?

Contact Andrew Persch
(970) 491-3914

The Department of Occupational Therapy is a part of CSU’s College of Health and Human Sciences.