Meeting the social-emotional needs of adolescents with sight impairment and preventing school exclusion: The development of a digital intervention based on an adolescent and adult advisory group

Principal Investigator (PI), Institute for Mental Health, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

Co-investigators: Dr Maria Livanou (King’s College London), Dr Stephanie Burnett Heyes (University of Birmingham), Dr Vedad Hulusic (Bournemouth University), Dr Huiwen Zhao (Bournemouth University), Professor Muthanna Samara (Kingston University London)

Tasks: setting up the research team, internal grant application, ethics application, contact with national organisations and professional services, preparation of quantitative and qualitative materials, interviews with visually impaired adolescents, thematic analysis, game storyline, supervision of the Research Assistant (RA) who designs Regoal, drafting report and peer-reviewed paper, organisation of dissemination event (webinar)