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Xây Dựng Các Chỉ số Khuyết Tật Theo Chức Năng Cụ thể Sử dụng Bộ Câu Hỏi Ngắn Gọn của Nhóm Washington về Thực Hiện Chức Năng (WG-SS)

Xây Dựng Các Chỉ số Khuyết Tật Theo Chức Năng Cụ thể Sử dụng Bộ Câu Hỏi Ngắn Gọn của Nhóm Washington về Thực Hiện Chức Năng (WG-SS)

Workshop "Improving Disability Statistics in the Arab Countries" Final Report Available

Workshop "Improving Disability Statistics in the Arab Countries" Final Report Available Workshop "Improving Disability Statistics in the Arab Countries" Final Report Available A workshop on…

Will the WG Short Set capture all people experiencing difficulty in functioning?

The WG-SS will identify most, but not all, people with disabilities WG-SS questions were not designed to measure all aspects of difficulty functioning that people may experience, but…

Why The Washington Group Questions Ask About ‘Difficulties’ And Not ‘Disabilities’- How A Single Word Can Make A Difference

Why The Washington Group Questions Ask About ‘Difficulties’ And Not ‘Disabilities’- How A Single Word Can Make A Difference Asking people on surveys if they have a disability leads to underestimates…

Why is it Important to Identify the Population with Disabilities? – a video just released by the WG – is available here

Why is it Important to Identify the Population with Disabilities? – a video just released by the WG – is available here The WG has partnered with Sightsavers and the Center for Inclusive Policy to…

Why Include The WG Questions On Both Surveys And The Census?

Why Include The WG Questions On Both Surveys And The Census? Censuses and surveys have different strengths and weaknesses. Including the Washington Group questions on both can can leverage the power…

Why Global Health And Functioning Indicators Like The GALI Are Not Suitable For Disaggregation

Why Global Health And Functioning Indicators Like The GALI Are Not Suitable For Disaggregation This blog explains why the single question on disability linked to participation that some countries…

Why don’t the WG questions use the word “disability”?

‘Disability’ is a word whose meaning can vary not only across cultures but among people in the same culture.  Moreover, in some cultures the term is associated with shame and/or stigma. In order…

Why do we need data on child functioning and disability?

Information on children with disability is necessary in order to: understand the situation of children with disabilities in terms of child development, and with respect to prevalence, social…

Why do the Washington Group anxiety and depression questions take a different form than questions in other domains?

The Washington Group (WG) uses a functional approach in its data collection tools as opposed to other approaches that ask directly if someone has a disability, has conditions or impairments that can…

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