Session: Disability Measurement and Classification
3115.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Disability Measurement and Classification
This session provides presentations on how surveys classify and assess disability and the impact of these assumptions and methods. It provides examples of assesing functional limitations and on participation.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD
10:30 AMDisability questions in surveys: Comparison of responses by test subjects to a variety of commonly used questions
Barbara M. Altman, PhD, Barbara F. Wilson, MA, Elizabeth K. Rasch, MS PT
10:45 AMDoing things differently: A new measure of disability
Alice Wong, BA, Joseph T. Mullan, PhD, Mitchell P. LaPlante, PhD, H. Stephen Kaye, PhD
11:00 AM"Enabling" the Physical Function subsection of the SF36
Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, PhD, Jessica Roberts, MS, Glen W. White, PhD
11:15 AMA sociomedical framework in understanding and measuring physical functioning and disability: The roles of biomedical and behavioral factors
Shuanglin You, PhD, R. Gary Rozier, DDS, Sally C. Stearns, Jianwen cai, PhD, Shulamit Bernard, PhD
11:30 AMAn index of functional limitations in kindergarten children: A national survey
nancy simeonsson, mph, Rune J. Simeonsson, PhD
11:45 AMMeasuring the Effects of Personal Assistance Services for People with Disabilities on Their Participation in Major Life Activities
Kerri Morgan, MS OTR/L, Holly Hollingsworth, PhD, David B. Gray, PhD
Organized by:Disability Forum
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA