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Developing Creative Methods for Children’s Voice Research: Potential and Pitfalls When Constructing Verbal and Visual Methods for Research with Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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By: Kate Carr-Fanning & Conor Mc Guckin Published: 2017 | Product: SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2
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Abstract

‘How does an elephant tell a mouse what it is like to be an elephant?’ replied one young man, when we asked, ‘What is it like to live with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?’ His observations demonstrate how adult-centred research can hinder children’s ‘voice’. Children’s right to participate in the decision-making process (e.g. education or health care) has received growing recognition. However, little is known about ‘how’ this can be achieved in research or practice, especially when participants have special educational needs. Thus, researchers must develop creative and unconventional approaches. This case example of a method in action explores findings from our research, where methodology and methods were co-constructed in consultation with children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (7-18 years). Drawing on findings from four studies, ...

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