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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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Handicapped persons are part of the Philippine society, thus, the State shall give full support to the improvement of the total well-being of handicapped persons and their integration into the mainstream of society,' she said.
Summary: JEDDAH: Handicapped persons in Saudi Arabia still suffer in terms of marriage and in many other areas of life, said Dr.
The video's static camera shows a handicapped person in front of a department store, keeping a volleyball in the air with his crutches in an attempt to prompt passersby to give him money.
Education for the Handicapped Person Project, 37 Harvard St.
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.
If you're a small business owner and have never given much thought to hiring a handicapped person or redesigning your office to accomodate the needs of a disabled worker, you'd better start now.
The ADA requires a fresh look at the tax implications for disabled and handicapped person, their employers and the businesses that serve them.
But this apparent saving is restricted on the basis that the commission is satisfied that the needs of the handicapped person could not be accommodated "without undue hardship" considering outside funding and health and safety requirements.
The Court reasoned that because Arline had a "record of impairment" dating back to 1957, and because her tuberculosis seriously impaired her respiratory system and required hospitalization, thus interfering with her "major life activities," Arline was a handicapped person within the meaning of section 504.
This differently-able person told me that he is by birth a handicapped person as polio had damaged his legs in early childhood.
Explaining the process of voting in absentia, Al-Dahmash said a handicapped person could authorize his friend or relative to vote on his behalf provided the authorization is certified by the election commission.
Paris--The Vatican has joined the French attorney general in deploring a judgment by supreme court judges in Paris that a handicapped person can receive compensation for being born.