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Session 148:
The demography of disability: setting new directions

Friday, July 22
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Salle Quesnay

Chair: Mary Chamie, United Nations

  1. Developing internationally comparable general disability measures: the Washington Group on disability statisticsJennifer Madans, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Barbara Altman, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  2. People with disability in Brazil: a look at 2000 Census resultsAlicia Bercovich, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

  3. Disability in Mauritius - pattern, trend and policy implicationsRamachandran Koduvayur V, Independant Consultant; Jumoondar Sunkur

  4. Disability in biodemographic context: fresh insights from experimental research on fruit fliesJames R. Carey, University of California, Davis; Nikos Papadopoulos, University of Thessaly

  5. Newborns and intellectual disabilityDagmar Dzurova, Charles University, Prague; Vladimir Gregor, MUDR, Prague; Antonin Sipek, MUDR, Prague

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