International views on disability measures

moveing toward comparative measurement
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Elsevier JAI , Amsterdam; Oxford
Disability evaluation, People with disabilities -- Stati
Statementedited by Barbara M. Altman [and] Sharon N. Barnartt
SeriesResearch in social science and disability
ContributionsAltman, Barbara Mandell, Barnartt, Sharon N.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 290 p.; ill.: 24 cm.
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Open LibraryOL22768329M
ISBN 10978762312825, 0762312823

International Views on Disability Measures: Moving Toward Comparative Measurement (Research in Social Science and Disability) [Barbara M.

Altman, Barbara M.

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Altman, Sharon N. Barnartt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. International Views on Disability Measures: Moving Toward Comparative Measurement (Research in Social Science and Disability)Cited by: The collection describes the background of disability measurement as the work of the group started from an international perspective and identifies other work being done in this area.

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She played a key role in the organization and development of the work of the Washington Group, an international group working under the auspices of the United Nations, to develop culturally compatible measures of disability for international use and still consults on that activity.

Cooperative Testing in South America Cross-national Issues in Disability Discussion of issues associated with measurement among children International Measurement of Disability Measurement of Disability Purpose and Use of Standardized Cross-national Question Sets The Special Case of Children The State of Disability Data The Washington Group on Disability Statistics UN Convention for.

International Measurement of Disability: Purpose, Method and Application (Social Indicators Research Series (61)) Group, an international group working under the auspices of the United Nations, to develop culturally compatible measures of disability for international use and still consults on that activity.

Her disability research interests. Conclusions: Outcomes and Place of the Washington Group Measures in International Data The Washington Group on the Improvement of Disability Statistics Globally: Perspectives from the Philippines Romy Virola and Jessamyn O.

Encarnacion, Philippines International census/survey data and the short set of disability questions. Conclusions: Outcomes and Place of the Washington Group Measures in International Data The Washington Group on the Improvement of Disability Statistics Globally: Perspectives from the Philippines.

Romy Virola and Jessamyn O. Encarnacion, Philippines.

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Get this from a library. International Measurement of Disability: Purpose, Method and Application. [Barbara M Altman;] -- This volume provides an informed review of the accomplishments of the Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG) in the provision of international data and statistics on disability.

It does so. both of positive and empowering views regarding disability, and also of negative regarding Disability 2.E Measures to Combat regarding disability. International human rights law generally. The Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG) was organized in following the United Nations International Seminar on Measurement of Disability to address the need for statistical and methodological initiatives at an international level to facilitate the measurement of disability and the comparison of data on disability cross-nationally.

5 Chapter 1 Understanding disability Box New emphasis on environmental factors The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) (17) advanced the understanding and measurement of disability.

It was developed through a. Developed after systematic field trials and international consultation over the past five years, it was endorsed by the Fifty-fourth World Health Assembly for international use on 22 May (resolution WHA).

2 These terms, which replace the formerly used terms “impairment”, “disability. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, known more commonly as ICF, is a classification of health and health-related domains. As the functioning and disability of an individual occurs in a context, ICF also includes a list of environmental factors.

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This paper explores the development of disability measures for use in censuses and surveys that can serve to monitor the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (UNCRPD) and to disaggregate indicators identified through the Agenda on Sustainable Development and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

• June UN International Seminar on the Measurement of Disability • WG established as a City Group under the aegis of the UN Statistical Commission to: ‒ address the need for population based measures of disability ‒ foster international cooperation in the area of health and disability statistics.

A disability index or group of indexes is needed to help establish priorities for disability prevention among conditions and to gauge and monitor the magnitude of disability as a public health issue. This index or group of indexes should include measures of independence, productive life expectancy (both paid and unpaid), and quality of life.

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