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Cognitive Interviewing For The Washington Group

Cognitive Interviewing For The Washington Group Writing effective questions that produce reliable data requires testing. Cognitive interviewing is an important methodology for making sure that…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

WG-Extended Set: Results of Cognitive and Field Testing – UN ESCAP 2010

WG-Extended Set: Results of Cognitive and Field Testing – UN ESCAP 2010 The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) carried out a set of projects to improve…

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 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…

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