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Editors: Thilo Kroll (University of Dundee, UK), David Keer, Paul Placek, Juliana Cyril and Gerry Hendershot
Book Description:
The chapters in this book focus on three central themes.
- Current Challenges in Survey Development for People with Disabilities
- Strategies to Promote Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Survey Development
- Issues for Future Development
This book is primarily a book for researchers and practitioners in the disability field. Since the topics presented in the book crosscut multiple disciplines and thus may be suited for students and experts of various disciplines. It hopefully also finds many interested readers among students and teachers of medical, social and disability sciences studies at colleges and universities. While some chapters highlight the currently unresolved barriers towards obtaining accurate measurements for certain disability populations, others introduce innovative ways to plan for and to conduct inclusive surveys. In many instances, the work presented is work in progress and as such it is important in that it is expected to stimulate debate and future research work.

Table of Contents:
Thilo Kroll

David Keer

Chapter 1.-Addressing Recommendations for increasing the Rate of Response by Persons with Disabilities: A Comparison Across Six National Surveys; pp. 1-11
(Kristine A. Mulhorn)

Chapter 2.-Removing the Barriers: Modifying Telephone Survey Methodology to Increase Self-Response Among People with Disabilities; pp. 13-31
(Anne B. Ciemnecki and Karen A. CyBulski)

Chapter 3.-Results of a Web Survey of Self-Determination Among Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities Who Do and Do Not Receive Mental Health Services*; pp. 33-45
(Judith A. Cook, Genevieve Fitzgibbon, Drew Batteiger, Dennis D. Grey)

Chapter 4.-Using American Sign Language in Assessing the End-of-Life-Care Educational Needs of Deaf Persons: Lessons on Language, Culture, and Research Practices; pp.47-69
(Barbara Allen, Nancy Meyers, John Sullivan, and Melissa Sullivan)

Chapter 5.-Consumer-Driven and Conducted Survey Research in Action; pp. 71-87
(Jonathan Delman)

Chapter 6.-Training Temporarily Able-Bodied Interviewers; pp. 89-103
(Raymond E. Glazier)

Chapter 7.-Inclusion of People with Disabilities in the NHIS and NHIS-D: Non-response, proxy response, and assisted response;
pp. 105-125
(H. Stephen Kaye)

Chapter 8.-Notes from the Field: Contemporary Strategies for Developing Surveys of People with Disabilities: The MassHealth Employment and Disability Survey; pp. 127-146
(Alexis D. Henry, Patricia Gallagher, Vickie Stringfellow, Leslie Olin Fred Hooven, Jay Himmelstein)

Chapter 9.-Initial Development of the Disability & Activity Impact Screener (DAIS)An Example of Qualitative Measurement Discovery; pp. 147-164
(Mitchell P. LaPlante, H. Stephen Kaye, Joseph T. Mullan, and Alice Wong)

Chapter 10.-A Multi-Mode Approach for Surveying Visually Impaired Populations; pp. 165-179
(Patrick Murray)

Chapter 11.-How to Reach the Invisible Population of Hard of Hearing Adults in Main Street America; pp. 181-215
(John Schroedel)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 1-60021-195-X
   Status: AV
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