disabled infant

disabled infant

A child of less than one year of age with a physical or mental impairment that may substantially limit one or more major life function, such as breathing, seeing, hearing, walking, caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, learning and working.
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As a single mother with a disabled infant, Jai no longer felt able to work, and she and the kids went on W-2.
Many of the needs of the disabled infant are similar to those of any infant, but he or she may need additional tactile, visual, and auditory stimulation.
After accepting the family's policy application in 2003, Health Net rescinded coverage for the disabled infant following year.
Plainly, McAliley believes that ending the life of this disabled infant is morally permissible.
Or "killing a disabled infant is not morally equivalent to killing a person.
One minute is all that is needed to understand why the protesters were so angry: "Killing a disabled infant," Singer writes, "is not morally equivalent to killing a person.
Her philanthropic work in Central America will include building an orphanage for disabled infants with volunteers from the Reno Rotary Club.
See Services and Treatment for Disabled Infants, 45 C.
They won't mention his advocacy of lethal experimentation on death row prisoners or disabled infants at all.
These attitudes were stoked enthusiastically by the Nazis so that by 1938 the German government received an outpouring of requests from the relatives of severely disabled infants and young children seeking permission to end their lives.
His ruminations on euthanasia for severely disabled infants have earned him the enmity of anti-abortion and disabled rights groups.
Then I realize that this is the argument made by some people who advocate the killing of disabled infants.

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