Acronyms and Abbreviations


ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

ADL

activities of daily living

AIR

American Institutes of Research


BLS

Bureau of Labor Statistics


CDR

continuing disability reviews

CPS

Current Population Survey


DAS

Disablement Assessment Schedule

DES

Disability Evaluation Study

DOL

Department of Labor

DOT

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

F-JAS

Fleishman Job Analysis Survey


GWA

general work activities


HRS

Health and Retirement Survey


ICIDH

International Classification for Impairments, Activities, and Participation (World Health Organization)


LEAD

longitudinal assessment, expert opinion, and all data assessment


NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics



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Measuring Functional Capacity and Work Requirements: Summary of a Workshop Acronyms and Abbreviations ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ADL activities of daily living AIR American Institutes of Research BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics CDR continuing disability reviews CPS Current Population Survey DAS Disablement Assessment Schedule DES Disability Evaluation Study DOL Department of Labor DOTDictionary of Occupational Titles F-JAS Fleishman Job Analysis Survey GWA general work activities HRS Health and Retirement Survey ICIDH International Classification for Impairments, Activities, and Participation (World Health Organization) LEAD longitudinal assessment, expert opinion, and all data assessment NCHS National Center for Health Statistics

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Measuring Functional Capacity and Work Requirements: Summary of a Workshop O*NET The Occupational Information Network (U.S. Department of Labor) SGA substantial gainful activity SSA Social Security Administration SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance SSI Supplemental Security Income UK United Kingdom VCU Virginia Commonwealth University WHO World Health Organization