Assent Form (Minors) Instructions & Examples
The purpose of a consent form for minors, called an Assent Form, is to help the investigator protect subjects by informing them about the research and their rights as human subjects, even as a minor. There are four components in achieving this goal when research involves minors: the consent process and the consent form for parents; and the consent process and assent form for minors. A minor in the State of Texas is an individual under the age of 18.
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