Disability

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.

Disability

Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combination of these. A disability may be present from birth, or occur during a person`s lifetime. Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impai....
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Disability

• (n.) Want of legal qualification to do a thing; legal incapacity or incompetency. • (n.) State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like.
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disability

(dis″ә-bil´ĭ-te) impairment of function to below the maximal level, either physically or mentally; the United States Government defines a disability as “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of an individual's major life activities.” See also handicap an...
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disability

(from the article `poverty`) ...inability is generally related to the lack of some basic attribute that would permit the individual to maintain himself or herself. Such persons ... ...largely after World War I. Two factors influenced its growth in the 20th century—epidemic poliomyelitis and the two world wars—both of which ......
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Disability

1) For purposes of antidiscrimination law, a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. 2) A legal impediment to taking a certain action, such as being a minor who cannot legally enter into a contract.
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disability

1. State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like. 'Grossest faults, or disabilities to perform what was covenanted.' (Milton) 'Chatham refused to see him, pleading his disability.' (Bancroft) ... 2. Want of legal qualification to do a thing; legal i...
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disability

disablement noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; `reading disability`; `hearing impairment`
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Disability

Dis`a·bil'i·ty noun ; plural Disabilities 1. State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like. « Grossest faults, or disabilities to perform what was covenanted. ...
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Disability

A person has a disability if s/he has a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on that person's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
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Disability

A person is generally defined as having a disability if they are physically or mentally impaired, which has a substantial, long-term (has lasted 12 months or is likely to last more than 12 months) adverse effect on day-to-day activities.
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Disability

A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as
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Disability

A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a record of such an impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment.
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Disability

A physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on a person`s ability to carry out normal day to day activities (Disability Discrimination Act).
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Disability

Defined as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of an individual
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disability

disability A condition in which someone is unable to perform because of physical or mental incompetence.
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disability

In the legal sense, lack of legal capacity to perform some act. Used in a physical sense in connection with workers' compensation acts and is a composite of (a) actual incapacity to perform employment tasks and the wage loss resulting therefrom and (b) physical bodily impairment which may or may not be incapacitating.
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disability

Limitation of a person's ability to carry out the activities of daily living, to the extent that he or she may need help in doing so. In many countries, people with disabilities are entitled to a range of benefits, including attendance and mobility allowances, concessions in parking and on public transport, and others. Many countries have also ...
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Disability

n. 1) When a usual physical or mental functions are prevented from a condition. Typically, this refers to a permanent lack of function, but can be temporary. People with disabilities should be accommodated and encouraged to perform at their maximum potential. Society and the law gives disables the right to participate in governmental and societal a...
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Disability

Physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; a record of such an impairment; or being regarded as having such an impairment (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990). Discrimination
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Disability

The definition of disability is broad: `A physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities`
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Disability

The inability of a person to handle their own affairs (e.g. through mental illness or a minor under 18 years of age) which prevents involvement in civil legal proceedings without representation
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Disability

The want of legal capacity to do a thing.
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disability

Type: Term Pronunciation: dis′ă-bil′i-tē Definitions: 1. According to the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps (World Health Organization), any restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity in a manner or within the range considered normal for a human being. The term disability reflec...
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disability

[n] - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
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