A New Survey Measure of Disability: the Disability Screening Questions (DSQ)

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This report represents the work of a large group of people over several years. Much of its content was taken from reports whose authors should be given credit.  

I thank the following individuals for their contribution, help, guidance, and patience throughout this project, and hope that no one was forgotten in this long list:

Employment and Social Development Canada:  Marcel Bédard, Sandra Bozas, Shannon Cushing, Sylvie Dubé, Gail Fawcett, Ali Manouchehri, Nancy Milroy-Swainson, Manon Monette, John Rietschlin, and Matthew Till.

Members of the Technical Advisory Group: Michael Bach, Laurie Beachell, Gary Birch, Cam Crawford, Adele Furrie, Monique Gignac, Elizabeth Lin, Michael Prince, Katherine Scott, Marie White, and Doug Willms.

Statistics Canada: Sarah Acquaah, Rubab Arim, Jane Badets, Mike Burns, Tim Leonard, François Nault, Joan Conway, Brian Dole, Patric Fournier-Savard, Dominic Grenier, Krista Kowalchuk, Christiane Laperrière, Andrew MacKenzie, Marie Patry, Susan Stobert, Stacey Wan, and members of the Questionnaire Design Resource Center: Benoit Allard, Dave Lawrence, Marie-Noëlle Parent, and Shana Wogrinetz.

I also thank everyone involved in reviewing, translating, and releasing this paper. A special thank you to Isabelle Duncan for her precious help and great quality of work.

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