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A Short History on the Question Sets Developed by the Washington Group In 2001, the International Seminar on the Measurement of Disability was held in New York. During this meeting…

WG Videos on Disability

The WG has produced a series of videos in partnership with the Center for Inclusive Policy designed to maximize the accessibility of information addressing common themes and topics related to the…

Implementation Guidelines: How to use the WG questions

Translated Tools These guidelines provide an overview of the WG methodology actualized in the development of disability data collection modules for censuses and surveys. In addition to…

WG ILO Labor Force Survey Disability Module (LFS-DM)

About the WG/ILO LFS-DM The WG / ILO Labor Force Survey Disability Module (LFS-DM) was developed, tested and adopted by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Washington Group on…

WG Short Set on Functioning (WG-SS)

Download the Short Set questions below Translations of the WG-SS can be found here: Translations of WG Question Sets About the Washington Group Short Set on Functioning (WG-SS) The…

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…

Save the Date! 2022 WG Annual Meeting

Save the Date! 2022 WG Annual Meeting Save the Date! The Washington Group on Disability Statistics will hold its 22nd Annual Meeting on 18-20 October 2022 from 8:00-11:30am (EDT). More details and…

New FAQ addresses the WG approach to questions on anxiety and depression.

New FAQ addresses the WG approach to questions on anxiety and depression. New FAQ addresses the WG approach to questions on anxiety and depression. Why do the Washington Group anxiety and depression…

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…

Pacific Group on Disability Statistics (PGDS)

Background The Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG) is promoting the establishment of Regional Disability Statistics Groups that would carry on the work of the WG at a…