World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule for Children - Parent-report (WHODAS-Child-Arabic: Parent-report)

Published by
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care (IDRAAC), Médecins du Monde (MdM)
Authored by
Fiona S. McEwen, Tania Bosqui, Vanessa Kyrillos, Patricia Moghames, Nicolas Chehade, Cassandra Popham, Paul Bolton, Theresa Betancourt, Dahlia Saab, Georges E. Karam, Elie G. Karam, Michael Pluess
Use: Basic research, Screening
Resource Category: Mental Health
Psychosocial Support
Social and Emotional Learning

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The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule for Children  (WHODAS-Child-Arabic) is a disability assessment instrument based on the WHO’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for children and youth. It is modified from the original adult version specifically for use with children and translated into Arabic. The parent-report version was tested with parents of Syrian refugee children, aged 8-17 years, and living in informal tented settlements in Lebanon.

Please download below for the technical working paper.

For more information, please contact Fiona McEwen at