Participatory action research designs in applied disability and rehabilitation science: protecting against threats to social validity.

@article{Seekins2013ParticipatoryAR,
  title={Participatory action research designs in applied disability and rehabilitation science: protecting against threats to social validity.},
  author={Tom Seekins and Glen W. White},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={94 1 Suppl},
  pages={S20-9}
}
Researchers and disability advocates have been debating consumer involvement in disability and rehabilitation science since at least 1972. Despite the length of this debate, much confusion remains. Consumer involvement may represent a spirit of democracy or even empowerment, but as a tool of science, it is necessary to understand how to judge its application. To realize consumer involvement as a design element in science, researchers need a framework for understanding how it can contribute to… CONTINUE READING
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