Altman, Barbara M.

International Measurement of Disability

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Table of contents

Part I. Origin of the Washington Group and Issues in Disability Data Collection

1. Background and Origin of the Washington Group: Improving the State of Disability Data
Julie D. Weeks

2. Cross-National Issues in Disability Data Collection
Marguerite Schneider

3. Washington Group Meetings, Processes and Milestones
Cordell Golden

Part II. Census/Survey Questions: Purpose, Process and Testing

4. Purpose of an International Comparable Census Disability Measure
Barbara M. Altman, Elizabeth K. Rasch

5. Summary of Washington Group Question Evaluation Studies
Kristen Miller

6. The Harmonized Joint Pilot Tests for 2010 Population Census Round in Latin American Countries: An Integration Experience
Alicia Bercovich

Part III. Moving Forward: Extended Question Sets and Methodological Advances

7. Development of Disability Measures for Surveys: The Washington Group Extended Set on Functioning
Mitchell Loeb

8. The Asian Testing Experience
Marguerite Schneider, Andres Montes

9. The Challenges of Conducting National Surveys of Disability Among Children
Howard Meltzer

10. Building a “Module on Child Functioning and Disability”
Roberta Crialesi, Elena Palma, Alessandra Battisti

11. Cognitive Analysis of Survey Questions for Identifying Out-of-School Children with Disabilities in India
Daniel Mont, Sathi Alur, Mitchell Loeb, Kristin Miller

12. Developing Tools to Identify Environmental Factors as Context for Disability: A Theoretical Perspective
Barbara M. Altman, Howard Meltzer

13. International Comparisons of Disability Prevalence Estimates: Impact of Accounting or Not Accounting for the Institutionalized Population
Emmanuelle Cambois, Carol Jagger, Wilma Nusselder, Herman Oyen, Jean-Marie Robine

Part IV. Conclusions: Outcomes and Place of the Washington Group Measures in International Data

14. The Washington Group on the Improvement of Disability Statistics Globally: Perspectives from the Philippines
Romulo A. Virola, Jessamyn O. Encarnacion

15. International Census/Survey Data and the Short Set of Disability Questions Developed by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics
Mitchell Loeb

16. Swift and Systematic? Identifying and Recording Disability in Forced Migration
Mary Crock, Laura Smith-Khan

17. The Washington Group’s Contribution to Disability Statistics and a Look to the Future
Jennifer H. Madans

18. What If Here Were No Washington City Group?
Mary Chamie, Judy Heumann

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Quality of Life Research, Assessment, Testing and Evaluation, Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law

Publication year
Social Indicators Research Series
Page amount
30 pages
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