Disability Questions – Census Bureau/American Community Survey – No Change Now; More Public Comment

On February 6, the Census Bureau announced they will not make changes to the ACS disability questions at this time, and will seek additional public comments this spring. This is after receipt of 12,000 comments. AAHD and the Lakeshore Foundation joined five coalitions in objecting to the proposed changes. The latest web posting that links to all 5 statements is here: Proposed Census Survey Questions Would Restrict the Definition of Disability and Not Correct Existing Omissions (5) – AAHD

Available here are the Feb 6 Census Bureau announcementand a Feb 6 statement by Tony Coelho and PIPC (founder, Partnership To Improve Patient Care).