WHO Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 WHODAS 2.0

The new WHODAS 2.0

The new WHODAS 2.0 supersedes WHODAS II and shows the following advantages:

  • Generic assessment instrument for health and disability
  • Used across all diseases, including mental, neurological and addictive disorders
  • Short, simple and easy to administer (5 to 20 minutes)
  • Applicable in both clinical and general population settings
  • Produces standardized disability levels and profiles
  • Applicable across cultures, in all adult populations
  • Direct conceptual link to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)

WHODAS 2.0 covers 6 domains:

Cognition – understanding & communicating
Mobility– moving & getting around
Self-care– hygiene, dressing, eating & staying alone
Getting along– interacting with other people
Life activities– domestic responsibilities, leisure, work & school
Participation– joining in community activities


You can download the questionnaires versions below. Please make sure you have:
1/downloaded and completed the User Agreement
2/sent it back to WHO - CTS - WHO DAS 2.0 - Avenue Appia - CH1211 Geneva 27
3/obtained the authorization from WHO

Language versions

Available languages (Partial and Full Versions Available): Original (English)
官话 (Chinese, Mandarin), Dansk (Danish), Nederlands (Dutch), English, Français (French), Deutsch (German), Español (Spanish), Hebrew, Hungarian, Polski (Polish), தமிழ் (Tamil), ภาษาไทย (Thai)

Ongoing and Desired Translation Work
Shqiptar (Albanian), لعربية (Arabic), বাংলা (Bengali), Hrvatski (Croatian), Čeština (Czech), Suomen kieli (Finnish), Eλληνικά (Greek), Créole haïtien (Haitian Creole), Hindī (Hindi), Italiano (Italian), 日本語 (Japanese), ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada), 한국어 (Korean), Norsk (Norwegian), Polski (Polish), Português (Portuguese), Română (Romanian), Русский язык (Russian), Српски (Serbian),
Slovenščina (Slovenian), Simhala (Sinhala), Svenska (Swedish), Türkçe (Turkish), Èdè yoruba (Yoruba)