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ScreenEQUAL: Finding ways to improve cervical screening for people with intellectual disability

About the study

The ‘ScreenEQUAL’ study wants to make it easier for people with intellectual disability to have a cervical screening test, and to have a positive experience with the test.

This video explains the ScreenEQUAL Project in an accessible way, please click on the video to watch.

We want to talk with:

  • people with intellectual disability
  • their families
  • support people (paid and unpaid)
  • managers and leaders in disability organisations
  • health professionals (GPs, nurses)

We will talk with you:

  • for about an hour
  • online (e.g., Zoom), over the phone, or in-person – you choose!
  • about ways to improve cervical screening for people with intellectual disability
  • we will keep what you tell us private.

Register today

If you are a person with intellectual disability, please call or email Iva and Julie.

Phone: 0426 959 172


Or contact your disability support worker.

Families and other support people

Disability support workers

Disability organisation leaders

Health professionals 


Lauren Winkler, Study Coordinator:

Deborah Bateson, Chief Investigator:

The ScreenEQUAL study is based at the Daffodil Centre, a joint venture between the Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney, in partnership with the University of Western Sydney, UNSW Sydney, and Family Planning Australia.

This study has been approved by the University of Sydney Human Ethics Committee (HREC 2023/146).


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