Black Youth with Developmental Disability Study

Down Syndrome

What’s it like being a black youth with a developmental disability in Toronto?

Are you a black youth between 13-29 with a developmental disability?

If yes we want to hear from you and your family!

Research Purpose:

We would like to learn more about the experiences, care, and support pathways of Black youth and their families.


You will be required to participate in a 40-60 minute in person interview.

Your participation in this study is voluntary and will be kept confidential.

You will receive a $20.00 honorarium for your participation in the study.


Sadora Asefaw, MES candidate, York University, (647)447-9097 or email

The research has been reviewed and approved by the FES Human Participants Research Committee on behalf of York University.

I am passionate about people and focused on developing meaningful opportunities for people with accessibility needs through social entrepreneurial initiatives in journalism, consulting, and arts. As a TED talks junkie, I would love to hear your story and ideas. Reach out and connect with me!


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