Michigan Older Caregivers of Emerging Adults with Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (MI-OCEAN).

This is an ongoing project.

Faculty Researcher: Preethy Samuel

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Preethy Sarah Samuel


MI-OCEAN was a statewide project funded by The Michigan Health Endowment Fund to assess the health, well-being, quality of life of older caregivers (50+) of adult family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Looking for students who would be interested in conducting data analyses (SPSS) or reporting on data (N=100) emerging from this project that concluded in 2022. Students interested in family and individual quality of life and how it is associated with caregiver stress, burden, depression to participate in dissemination of our findings.

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Work with the Project Evaluator in writing manuscripts, create research presentations etc.

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December 21, 2022