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habilitation

 [hah-bil″ĭ-ta´shun]
the assisting of a child with achieving developmental skills when impairments have caused delaying or blocking of initial acquisition of the skills. Habilitation can include cognitive, social, fine motor, gross motor, or other skills that contribute to mobility, communication, and performance of activities of daily living and enhance quality of life.

habilitation

[həbil′itā′shən]
the process of supplying a person with the means to develop maximum independence in activities of daily living through training, education, and/or treatment.

ha·bil·i·ta·tion

(hă-bili-tāshŭn)
Educating people with functional limitations so that they can live in society more easily.

habilitation

Training of the disabled in needed skills.
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3a) In a case of the first-cycle programmes the minimum staffing requirement consists of at least three holders of an academic title of professor or habilitated doctor and at least six holders of an academic title of doctor.
Also, it must be noted that there is separate legislation regulating the following academic degrees and title: doctor, doctor habilitated, and professor.
5) Habilitation awardees from many different years and not habilitated academics may apply together, the same person usually applying for different vacancies and those already holding a professorship position may be competing as well.
About 12 empty factories are being habilitated, with toilets and showers being installed, in 11 cities to accommodate 2,900 people now in shelters.
From the Deaf Culturalist perspective, however, the prospect of severely and profoundly deaf children being aurally habilitated and integrated into the hearing world constitutes a very real threat to what is at bottom a separatist program of "self-determination.
The strength of all three versions of the argument depends however on the choice of examples, examples that suggest an alienated rather than a habilitated perspective on scientific practice, a contrast I will return to later.
If the public and the media do not entirely ignore the slum school that produces outstanding students, the terminal-care hospice that sometimes sees a miracle cure, the juvenile delinquent or autistic youngster turned successful citizen, the foster child who has become a social-work administrator, or the retarded person habilitated to manage a home and job, such stories never propose the thesis that the dustbins can and sometimes do work well.
Samson concludes that 'Perhaps the central irony of Chopin reception is that the extended forms have been habilitated only at the expense of a true understanding of the role and significance of the miniatures' (p.
With this in mind, the acquisition decision-making process conducted by the habilitated military organizations is defined as the whole set of acts preceding and following the moment of acquisition of a product on market [7].
He had made a research visit to the University of Illinois (1969) and was a habilitated doctor from the Moscow Civil Engineering University in 1980 and was a professor in 1982.
Valdas PRUSKUS is a Doctor of Humanities (philosophy, 1985), a Habilitated Doctor of social sciences (sociology, 1997), Professor at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and Vilnius Pedagogical University and a member of the Lithuanian Catholic Academy of Sciences.