The ICoN study

The aim of the ICoN study is to summarise the available evidence for interventions relating to improving continence for children and young people with neurodisability, sometimes referred to as special educational needs and disability. We will do this using an online survey and a systematic review.

The project consists of four phases; preparation, consultation, review and integration. We will establish a Professional Advisory Group and a Family Faculty public involvement working group in order to help us develop the survey and systematic review in the preparation phase. The survey and systematic review will take place in the consultation and review stages of the project. At the integration stage of the project, we will collate our findings from the survey and systematic review together, and interpret them in consultation with our expert Professional Advisory Group and the Family Faculty public involvement working group. This will enable us to summarise the evidence for continence interventions and make recommendations for research and clinical practice for improving continence for children and young people with neurodisability.