You may need to write a parental permission and minor assent document if all of the following are true:
Since minors are a protected, vulnerable population, this kind of study would likely be Greater Than Minimal Risk (GTMR) and take longer to receive approval.
Using a required template is not plagiarism. The minor assent and parental permission templates have language that is required by federal regulations. You should not change or revise any of the template language.
You will upload your parental permission and minor assent documents to your IRB application.
The documents you upload to your IRB application should be ready to send to the participants. Double-check the following: