The primary focus of Disabled World is to provide worldwide information via our disability, health, medical, and assistive products news. Published topics include information received from world disability organizations, government departments, universities and educational institutions that are of interest to persons with disabilities including students, parents, carers, and the general public.
People with disabilities are the largest minority group any person can join at any time, and due to accidents and old age eventually do. In fact disability will affect the lives of everyone during their life, it is time society changed to acknowledge this. - Other Disability Quotes.
The word "disabled" is defined as having a physical or mental disability : unable to perform one or more natural activities (such as walking or seeing) because of illness, injury, etc. The word disabled came to be used as the standard term in referring to people with physical or mental disabilities in the later 20th century - and remains the most generally accepted term in British and US English. "Disability" and "Disabled" are terms undergoing change due to UK and US disability rights movements - Disability or Disabled - Which Term is Right?
One of the key challenges for a person with a disability is to be seen by the public, to be portrayed in media outlets, and treated by health care professionals, as an individual with their own abilities, not just stereotyped as a "disabled person".
Disability is a subject you may read about online, or in a newspaper, but not think of as something that might actually happen to you. But your chances of becoming disabled are greater than you realize. Today more people live with a disability than ever before due to our aging societies as well as improved medical treatment. Some people are born with a disability, others become disabled as a result of an illness or injury, and some people develop them as they age. At some point in our lives almost all of us will have some type of disability.
1 : Clinical Trial Recognizes Needs of Severely Disabled MS Patients : Queen Mary University of London.
2 : See the Future - Summer Programs from Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis : Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis.
4 : The William Merritt Centre Announce New Addition to Their AccessAbility Exhibition : Rachel Proctor.
6 : South Africa: Youth Disability to Attract Focus on Youth Day : Youth Day Disability Awareness Event.
7 : 17-Year-Old Receives Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers : Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers.
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Famous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.