Do community-based rehabilitation programmes promote the participation of persons with disabilities? A case control study from Mandya District, in India.

@article{Biggeri2013DoCR,
  title={Do community-based rehabilitation programmes promote the participation of persons with disabilities? A case control study from Mandya District, in India.},
  author={Mario Biggeri and S Mohale Deepak and Vincenzo Di Mauro and Jean-Francois Trani and J. Saravan Kumar and Parthipan Ramasamy},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 18},
  pages={
          1508-17
        }
}
PURPOSE In this paper, we measure the effectiveness of Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) programmes in promoting the well-being of people with disabilities and removing the barriers to their participation in family and community decision-making processes. METHOD To evaluate the impact of the CBR programme, we use data from a large-scale control study in Karnataka, India. Propensity score matching is used to evaluate the impacts on disabled persons after 2, 4 and 7 years of entering the CBR… CONTINUE READING
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