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handicap

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deactivate

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to render powerless or motionless, as by inflicting severe injury

to make incapable, as of doing a job

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make unable to perform a certain action

injure permanently

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Kiambu has enough resources to fund all activities but the looming smuggling of disabled persons from Tanzania and other counties has devastated our activities.
The final and often the only result of this complex assessment process is the access of the disabled person (now officially recognized as 'handicapped') to the financial benefits he/she is entitled to, due to the recent change in his/her status.
The new data base register of disabled persons in Bulgaria will be funded under the EU Human Resource Development Program and the European Social Fund, Labor Minister Totyu Mladenov explained.
The UN declared 1981 as the International Year of Disabled Persons to awaken awareness among the member countries regarding the rights of disabled persons.
He emphasized that government and private sector should work to increase the dignity of disabled and to encourage the abilities of disabled persons.
Thirdly, they should provide an alternative method of making a service available where a physical feature makes it impossible or unreasonably difficult for a disabled person to access it.
A separate account for each disabled person must be created and maintained by a parent, grandparent, guardian or court.
A survey by YouGov of more than 2,000 people found that 76 per cent thought it was acceptable for a non-disabled person to play the part of a disabled person on TV or in films, such as Matt Lucas in cult comedy Little Britain.
Just as the assisting caseworker has a responsibility to help disabled persons find an occupation that corresponds to their capacity, the disabled person is expected to make an effort to participate in the labour market.
The second step in the inquiry regarding qualification under the ADA is whether the otherwise-qualified disabled person is able to perform the essential functions of the position held or sought, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Mentally disabled persons, their families, support groups, lawyers, law enforcement personnel and the general public are concerned about the special needs of mentally disabled persons who find themselves in contact with the criminal justice system.
Several years later during his stay at a sanatorium, a visiting Swedish physiotherapist supplied him with an `active' wheelchair in which a disabled person can move around by himself.
Robertson, a staff member of the Chicago-based advocacy group Access on Living, tells how a hate crime has devastated the life of one disabled person.
Nelson discusses seven such stereotypes that dominate film and television: the disabled person as pitiable and pathetic as presented on TV telethons; the disabled person as "supercrip," which makes other disabled persons feel like failures; the disabled person as sinister, evil and criminal, as the one-arm killer in the TV program and movie, "The Fugitive"; the disabled person as better-off dead, as in the play and movie, "Whose Life Is It, Anyway?
Whatever service your provide, you have to make sure a disabled person can enjoy it too," Piekara said.
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