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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 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…

When does disability begin? Identifying the age of onset

When does disability begin? Identifying the age of onset When a disability starts affects how that disability influences someone's life. How can we add to the Washington Group questions to collect…

Washington Group Questions And The Sustainable Development Goals

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Washington Group Questions And The Sustainable Development Goals The WG-SS questions are designed in a manner – both conceptually and practically – that makes them an excellent tool for…

Using the Washington Group Short Set in a Telephone Survey

Using the Washington Group Short Set in a Telephone Survey Surveys are not always delivered face to face, and especially in times like the current Covid-19 pandemic situation, the option of…

Using The Washington Group Questions To Monitor Inclusion Of Persons With Disabilities In Nepal, Cameroon, India And Guatemala

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Using The Washington Group Questions To Monitor Inclusion Of Persons With Disabilities In Nepal, Cameroon, India And Guatemala Researchers at the International Centre for Evidence in Disability used…

Translating The Washington Group Short Set Questions

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Translating The Washington Group Short Set Questions Responses to surveys are very sensitive to how questions are worded. This blog summarizes the methodology recommended by the WG for translating…

Training On How To Ask “Disability” Questions On Censuses And Surveys

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Training On How To Ask “Disability” Questions On Censuses And Surveys This blog entry provides information on how to train interviewers for dealing with disability in either surveys or censuses. It…

The Washington Group Questions In Action: Six Lessons Sightsavers Has Learned So Far…

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The Washington Group Questions In Action: Six Lessons Sightsavers Has Learned So Far… A follow-up to Sightsaver’s previous blog entry in this series, this entry explains the key findings from using…

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