Transportation experiences of youth with and without disabilities

Transportation experiences


Our team would like to learn about transportation experiences of youth with and without disabilities. We would particularly like to know what it is like to navigate public transportation independently and / or the process of obtaining a driver's license.


Sally Lindsay, PhD, De-Lawrence Lamptey

Participate in this study

Are you a youth with or without a disability who travels independently? 

Consider participating in a study about youth's experiences in navigating public transportation or getting a license.

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Youth with a physical disability or autism, OR
  • Youth without a disability
  • Have experience travelling independently (either through public transportation or having a driver’s license)
  • Aged 14-21

What's Involved

Participants will be asked to take part in:

  • Keep notes about your transport experiences in a journal for 1 week
  • 1 interview (approx. 1 hour) over the phone or inperson


December 2018

Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Sally Lindsay at or 416 425 6220 x 3654 with your interest, and they will get back to your shortly. Contacting us does not obligate you or your child to participate in the study.

Funding Agency

Ontario Ministry of Research & Innovation and Bloorview's No Boundaries Fund.

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