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disable

(dĭs-ā′bəl)
tr.v. disa·bled, disa·bling, disa·bles
To deprive of capability or effectiveness, especially to impair the physical abilities of.

dis·a′ble·ment n.
dis·a′bling adj.
dis·a′bling·ly adv.
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She said there is a need for a comprehensive assessment and audit of the disabled persons in the country.
Although the formal recognition of the statute of disabled person (gained with the issue of the handicap certificate) exposes the person to the discriminative behavior of the community members, still, there seems that there are a lot of motivations (mainly financial) in obtaining this certificate: the handicap allowance, various fiscal or financial facilities, the medical insurance, the possibility of registering with some organizations and institutions that provide free of charge various services to the disabled persons.
The data base will be completed in October 2012, announced Monday Mincho Koralski, head of the Bulgarian Agency for Disabled Persons.
The data about disabled persons calculated by Pakistani government is not correct enough because not all special persons were included in these estimates.
1 -- Effort should be made for empowerment and economic rehabilitation of disabled persons and they should be provided equal opportunities in every segment of the society, believed participants in three-day Regional leadership conference for persons with Disabilities in South Asia inaugurated on Saturday.
Secondly, they have a duty to provide auxiliary aids or services to enable a disabled person to access the service.
Crummey powers: Another strategy would be to give beneficiaries, other than the disabled person, Crummey (6) powers--the power to withdraw a portion of the trust income or corpus.
More than a third of Britons cannot name a single famous disabled person, research revealed today.
Therefore, each disabled person should be entitled to a "participation package" adapted to individual needs and capacities.
One day, after meeting with a client, the whole vision for the company just came to me, because I saw no companies that were targeting me as a disabled person," she says.
An employer is not required to hire an unqualified disabled person, or even a less qualified disabled person if a more qualified nondisabled person is competing for the same position.
The existence of a cap on the authority to hold a mentally disabled person under the criminal law does not mean that an accused person who has reached the outer limit of his or her disposition and is still considered dangerous will be released completely.

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