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ERIC Number: EJ653767
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1469-0047
Quality of Life Measurement and Its Use in the Field of Learning Disabilities.
Lefort, Shelley; Fraser, Mary
Journal of Learning Disabilities (United Kingdom), v6 n3 p223-38 Sep 2002
This article examines issues in the measurement of quality of life (QOL) within the field of learning disabilities. Discussion considers objective and subjective measures, value-based and value-free approaches, and traditional versus participatory approaches. The issue of using self-reports or proxies to gather and measure QOL data is addressed. A case study demonstrates use of the Quality of Life Questionnaire. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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