handicapped


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
What takes the cake is that they will park in the handicapped space even though a standard space is immediately adjacent and available.
I can play instruments, play adaptive sports (there are sports created for handicapped people, cool eh?), crochet, ride a bike.
As per details, non-availability of separate cabins in public transport is creating great trouble for handicapped persons in twin cities while the administration is not taking notice of the situation.
The lecture was co-presented by Walid Hassan Bashir and Mohamed Yaqoob Deraj from the Friendship Society for the Handicapped who explained to students key educational and life factors for a family and their impact on coping with a handicapped member of a family, how to support the handicapped in order to enable their academic and career progression, and to consider disability as a catalyst and not as a disadvantage to achieve academic and societal success and advancement.
Over the past several months I have witnessed many disabled drivers having to park quite a distance from the entrance of a business, office or retail establishment due to the lack of a parking space designated for handicapped people.
The company provided technical guidance for over 100,000 disabled persons and invested RMB6.5 million, resulting in an increased income to the handicapped by RMB200 million.
Ayman el-Tantawi, executive manager of the Kayan Society for Children with Special Needs, says that handicapped people are treated equally with 'normal' people in other countries.
Al-Bakri agrees with them: "Handicapped people face difficulties in almost every step they want to take.
The Mousawat project -- launched by Handicap International foundation, the Arab organization for the Handicapped and the European Forum for Handicap in the Middle East -- will hand out the grants on the basis of "supportive and creative initiatives targeting change on environmental and social levels." The initiative will be implemented in a time period ranging between six and eight months, starting from the minute the agreement is signed with the amounts of grant ranging between $800 and $2,500.
It also called for the setting up of independent institutes for handicapped people in charge of assessing the progress made at both national and international levels.
The only open spots are the handicapped parking spots, and you don't qualify for one of them.
In the ruling, the taxpayers' two children were diagnosed with disabilities caused by medical conditions (including dyslexia) that handicapped their ability to learn.