By 2014, all retirees rated at 50 percent or above will receive both their longevity retirement pay and disability
Lost productivity associated with disability
absence averages $22,800 per disability
claim, compared with $13,600 for medical costs and $3,800 for disability
One of the earliest studies on children attitudes toward disability
found that younger children held less realistic opinions of children with physical disabilities than those held by older students (Rapier, Adelson, Carey, & Croke, 1972).
insurance results in the market turned bad, he said, and the industry, particularly on the individual side, saw significant losses and market deterioration.
Sue Kroeger, director of Disability
Resources and ADA/504 compliance officer at the University of Arizona, Tucson, says her institution makes "no special effort to recruit faculty, although disability
is represented in the 'best practices' recruitment guidelines that are distributed to search committees.
Journal of Intellectual Disability
Research 2003; 47:134-145.
Part 3, Title II issues, includes three separate areas: Kriegel and Hockenberry take us for a walk and a ride, respectively, in New York, followed by an interesting presentation of the legal issues in regard to mass transit and curb cuts; Tollifson shares her experiences with getting a driver's license, which is followed by a discussion about testing and disability
which challenges readers to explore their own beliefs--should people with disabilities be tested differently than people without disabilities?
Various professional groups use the term differently, but the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act defines a learning disability
as "a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations, including conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia and developmental aphasia [a severe language disorder].
Members included: Brian Arnold, a tax lawyer; Michael Bach, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Association for Community Living; Laurie Beachell, National Co-ordinator, Council of Canadians with Disabilities; Harry Beatty, a lawyer specializing in disability
law; Gail Beck, M.
A lot of these guys going out on disability
pensions already have a new job lined up in another city - Monday morning after a Friday retirement.
Adjustment services are a comprehensive and integrated set of services, including counseling, mentoring and other services, designed to provide individuals with disabilities with confidence, interpersonal and disability
-specific skills, and a positive attitude toward disability
that they may require to achieve competitive employment, community integration, and independence.
However, children with severe disabilities, like autism, continued to receive the major part of their education in separate classrooms, sometimes joining their classmates for art, music, or physical education, depending on the attitudes of the teachers and the severity of the child's disability
4) In neither case, did the interviewers imagine that all the people included disabled people, with disability
seen as integral to identity.
They are usually uncomfortable, afraid, or simply feel that they wouldn't know how to interact with a camper who has a disability
Eisenberg (1995) defined disability
as the "status of diminished function, based on anatomic, physiologic, or mental impairment that has reduced the individual's actual or presumed ability to engage in any substantial gainful activity" (p.