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The Washington Group Questions And The Disability Continuum

The Washington Group Questions And The Disability Continuum Data based on the Washington Group questions can be used in different ways to get at the diversity among persons who report a range of…

Should you use the WG questions in your humanitarian programming? A tool to help you decide.

Should you use the WG questions in your humanitarian programming? A tool to help you decide. This blog presents five criteria developed to help humanitarian workers make the best decisions regarding…

Should The Washington Group Questions Determine If Difficulties Are Long-term Or Short-term?

Children with disabilities play the first game during the launching of a new soccer school in Goma’s Don Bosco college, the 24th of April 2014.

Should The Washington Group Questions Determine If Difficulties Are Long-term Or Short-term? This blog explains the reasoning behind the lack of any explicit mention of whether an activity limitation…

Learning Lessons From Using The Washington Group Questions In Education Programming

Learning Lessons From Using The Washington Group Questions In Education Programming Girls Education Challenge (GEC) is a flagship DFID programme aiming to help up to a million of the world’s poorest…

Learning From The Use Of The Washington Group Questions In Development And Humanitarian Programmes

Learning From The Use Of The Washington Group Questions In Development And Humanitarian Programmes This post discusses issues in collecting disability data in humanitarian situations, and the…

How Does The WG-SS Differ From Disability Eligibility Determination?

How Does The WG-SS Differ From Disability Eligibility Determination? The WG-SS goes beyond identifying those who would be eligible for specific disability programs. This blog explores the difference…

How Can Administrative Data Be Used For Collecting Data On Disability?

How Can Administrative Data Be Used For Collecting Data On Disability? Administrative data have been suggested as a means to analyze the prevalence of disability as well as for disaggregating…

How Are The Washington Group Questions Consistent With The Social Model Of Disability?

How Are The Washington Group Questions Consistent With The Social Model Of Disability? The social model of disability is a complex model that incorporates the interaction between people’s functional…

From UNESCO: What We Know (And The Great Deal We Don’t) About Education And Disability

From UNESCO: What We Know (And The Great Deal We Don’t) About Education And Disability A new paper from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), Education and Disability, presents the first…

Everybody Counts: Putting The Washington Group Questions Into Action

Everybody Counts: Putting The Washington Group Questions Into Action Sightsavers recounts their efforts to use the WG-SS in a programmatic setting in several developing countries. They found it made…

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