I am Dr Philippa Smith from the institute of Culture, Discourse and Communication at the Auckland University of Technology. I am the lead researcher in a project where we wish to interview people with disabilities to assess the impact that the internet has had on their lives.
We are looking for participants to interview, both men and women who are aged 45 and up who knew what it was like before the advent of the internet and can therefore comment on the ways that the new technology has impacted on their lives.
Confidential interviews can take place either via the internet (email or skype) or in person. The participants in this study will represent a range of disabilities whether physical or cognitive and therefore restrictions on the numbers of people with similar impairments who can be involved will be applied.
If you are interested in being part of this project and wish to find out more information, please email me at .