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Are People With Albinism Included In The Washington Group Questions?

Are People With Albinism Included In The Washington Group Questions? In some countries, people with albinism are automatically considered to have a disability and are also the victims of multiple…

Basic Guide To Sampling For Disability Surveys

Basic Guide To Sampling For Disability Surveys This blog discusses some basic guidance on how to determine an appropriate sample size for surveys collecting information on people with disabilities.…

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…

Data To Leave No One Behind And The Washington Group

Data To Leave No One Behind And The Washington Group This blog from Development Initiatives discusses how the Washington Group questions advance the goal of using data to leave no one behind. It…

Differences in Reported Disability Prevalence Rates: Is something wrong if I don’t get 15%?

Differences in Reported Disability Prevalence Rates: Is something wrong if I don’t get 15%? The World Disability Report is often cited as estimating that 15% of the population has a disability, but…

Disability And Data: Need For Numbers And Narratives

Disability And Data: Need For Numbers And Narratives Persons with disabilities have remained largely invisible in data collection efforts. Therefore, commitments to adopt questions developed by the…

Disability Data For Effective Policy Design: Reflections From The TEACH Project In Pakistan

Disability Data For Effective Policy Design: Reflections From The TEACH Project In Pakistan As part of the Teaching All Children Effectively (TEACH) project the University of Cambridge and IDEAS,…

Does The WG-SS Identify All People With Disabilities, And Does It Matter?

Does The WG-SS Identify All People With Disabilities, And Does It Matter? The WG-SS identifies most people with disabilities. While 6 questions cannot identify everyone, the population identified by…

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…

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…

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