The State-of-the-Science Conference under the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC)
was held on February 13, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences Building
in Washington DC. This conference, Disability Statistics: Lessons in Data Collection and Application to Policy and Practice,
discussed data collection strategies in the morning sessions and practical applications of disability data in the afternoon. The conference brought together scientists, administrators and staff from disability programs, and leaders from disability policy and advocacy communities to discuss the state of disability statistics and how to move the field forward.