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Reacting to the uncertain changes in health care and its effects on their abilities to practice medicine, some physicians discovered they could take advantage of the liberal definitions of disability, which proved costly to carriers.
Wright (1983) referred to this as "spread phenomenon" whereby one aspect of an individual's disability permeates all aspects of his/her life.
For example, it's not just about whether a lunch table is made accessible so that a faculty member with a disability can sit there; it's about whether someone will sit next to that person.
On average, 68 percent of county public safety employees were granted disability pensions from 1994 to 2003, including a record 85 percent of firefighters in 2002 and 67 percent of sheriff's employees in 1994.
VR staff who have engaged in a variety of immersion activities report: an increased understanding of and sensitivity to disability culture; a greater knowledge of successful accommodation methods; a more positive view of the employment potential of individuals with disabilities; an increased comfort level in working with individuals with significant disabilities; and deeper insight into their own preconceptions of disability.
Administrators may need to reduce the number of children in a class to adjust for the added physical and instructional accommodations needed for a child with a disability.
Although disability experiences are included in the personal narratives of mill workers, social historians have not discovered how to use these stories in their analysis of the past.
Use activities from the Don't Laugh at Me program and disability awareness exercises with campers.
In some cases, the handicap may be latent or not become manifest during the career of a person with a disability.
2] A disability is any physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity, having a record of such an impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment.
Factors common to children with either learning disability or attention deficit disorder as compared to common features of children diagnosed as having both ADD and learning disability are presented.
If one is sufficiently impaired to be unable to file for a refund, the implication is that "physical impairment" is the same as "total disability.

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