handicapped


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handicapped

1. physically disabled
2. Psychol denoting a person whose social behaviour or emotional reactions are in some way impaired
3. Sport (of a competitor) assigned a handicap
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He added, "Most families refuse to marry their healthy son or daughter to a handicapped person.
The IRS ruled that the children were attending the school principally to receive medical care in the form of special education in those years they were diagnosed as having a medical condition that handicapped their ability to learn.
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Additional research on the illegal use of reserved handicapped parking spaces is needed to provide up-to-date information about this problem.
The city's 529 parking officers issued 29,727 citations last year for misuse of handicapped spaces or permits, up 32 percent from 22,487 in 2001.
They are reported as being handicapped, but in fact as much as $50,000 is paid for them.
Before Congress passed it in 1975, an estimated one million handicapped kids were not getting any education at all, and vastly disporportionate numbers of black children were being warehoused under the rubric "educably mentally retarded.
Largely through his efforts and those of the Bangor Society for Mentally Handicapped Children (later MENCAP), of which he was a founder member, better facilities were provided, such as a special school and a hostel.
Turbulences' has been conceived as a prototype for a new generation of care centres engaging with the city centre, for autistic or otherwise severely handicapped children and adolescents.
show that he/she is a handicapped person, is "otherwise qualified" for the position at issue, and was excluded from the position solely because of that handicap.
The psychological difficulties that stand out among these youngsters are symptoms of depression related to social isolation and to other negative experiences confronting chronically ill or handicapped persons in general, Breslau reports in the January ARCHIVES OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY.
ABSTRACT: Public Law 94-142 provides for a free appropriate public education for all handicapped children, but does not address the issue of disciplining handicapped students.