developmental disability

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developmental disability

[də¦vel·əp‚ment·əl ‚dis·ə‚bil·əd·ē]
(medicine)
A substantial handicap or impairment originating before the age of 18 that may be expected to continue indefinitely.
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The researchers found no significant relationship between the bacterial infections and mental impairment either at the beginning or end of the study, they report in an upcoming Stroke.
The EEOC Enforcement Guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines indicate that employers should be alert to the possibility that traits normally seen by them as problematic "may be linked to mental impairments." This would include such behavioral phenomena as hostility to colleagues, chronic lateness, and poor judgment.
* The statute of limitations on refund claims will be suspended for taxpayers unable to handle their affairs because of a medical disability or mental impairment.
In order to be covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, a person must have "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; a record of such an impairment; or [be] regarded as having such an impairment" (42 U.S.C.
Urge incontinence can be managed with bladder retraining or prompted voiding in residents without significant mental impairment. Medications, such as bladder relaxants or anticholinergics, may also be useful.
Disability - The ADA borrows from the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and states that |"disability' means, with respect to an individual, a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual; a record of such impairment; or being regarded as having such an impairment."
Legal risks and mental health Unfair dismissal claims, for example by employees who are dismissed for poor performance or conduct issues where mental ill conduct in the workplace or by those who are dismissed because of absence caused by a mental impairment (and such circumstances could also amount to unlawful discrimination arising from disability).
form of physical or mental impairment with its prevalence being higher in developing countries.
It is not clear why the man made the claim, or if he suffers from any mental impairment.
Do you live with someone with a mental impairment? Those with a severe mental impairment (SMI), such as Alzheimer's or dementia are, like students, "disregarded" for council tax purposes.
A disability under the ADA is: (1) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits at least one of the individual's major life activities; (2) having a record of such an impairment; or (3) being regarded as having such an impairment.