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As state and federal agencies strive to meet the growing needs of people with disabilities while using fewer resources, better disability data are needed for monitoring and improving the health, economic status, and overall well-being of this population. The report identifies limitations in national survey data on disability and outlines a wide range of potential short- and long-term options for addressing them, including developing and fielding a national disability survey.
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Direct Care Workforce; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
disability data limitations; national surveys; surveys on youth and education
Mathematica Policy Research
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53024