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Glossary: Definitions of Disability, Health and Medical Terms Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Definitions category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Definitions and Glossary of Adaptive and Assistive Technology Terms
    Definitions and glossary of terms used to describe adaptive and assistive technology products and aides - Published: 2016-09-24
  2. Disability Pride: Definitions & Awareness Information
    Article looks at the concept of the Disability Pride movement and what it means to the community - Published: 2015-07-03
  3. List of Health, Medical and Disability Lists
    Disabled World presents a list of lists relating to disability, health and medical information including definitions and glossaries - Published: 2015-06-09
  4. A - Z List of Neurological Disorders
    Alphabetical list of currently known Human Neurological Conditions including short definitions for each disorder - Published: 2015-04-08
  5. Bioethics: Basic Definition & Principles
    Defines bioethics, the discipline dealing with ethical implications of biological research and applications in medicine including the four principles - Published: 2015-02-16
  6. Definitions of Telemedicine Fields
    Glossary list of various fields and terms used in Telemedicine electronic communication - Published: 2015-01-23
  7. Post-2015 Development Agenda - Brief Outline and Definition
    A brief outline of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a process led by the United Nations - Published: 2014-09-23
  8. Sheltered Workshops: History and Definition
    Information and history of the term sheltered workshop in relation to disabilities - Published: 2014-02-18
  9. Social Security Disability Terms
    A list of disability terminology used by US department of Social Security and what they mean - Published: 2013-06-06
  10. ADA Accessibility Terms and Definitions
    Glossary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility terms and guidelines - Published: 2013-06-05
  11. Hospital Departments: Definitions & Lists
    Definitions and descriptions of the most common hospital departments and services provided - Published: 2013-03-06
  12. Hemiplegia Definition and Information
    Hemiplegia is a condition which affects one side of the body only - hemi comes from the Greek word meaning half - Published: 2012-01-24
  13. What is Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY)
    Disability adjusted life year is a measure of overall disease burden expressed as the number of years lost due to ill-health disability or early death - Published: 2011-11-07
  14. Disability or Disabled - Which Term is Right?
    Differences and similarities in disability and disabled terminology including the right term to use - Published: 2011-09-01
  15. Disability Alphabet Soup: Sorting Through the Maze of Legal Abbreviations
    If you are disabled and cannot work you may be entitled to benefits from a number of different sources - Published: 2010-10-28
  16. What is Paraplegia: Paraplegic Facts & Definition
    Facts and definition regarding Paraplegia a paralysis of the lower half of the body including both leg, usually caused by damage to the spinal cord - Published: 2010-10-09
  17. What is Quadriplegia: Quadriplegic Facts & Definition
    Facts and definition regarding Quadriplegia a four limb paralysis also known as Tetraplegia Persons having Quadriplegia are referred to as quadriplegics - Published: 2010-09-26
  18. Definitions of The Models of Disability
    Glossary list of definitions and explanations of the Models of Disability in society today - Published: 2010-09-10
  19. AAIDD Definition of Intellectual Disability - SSA Medical Criteria for Evaluating Mental Disorders
    The AAIDD Definition of Intellectual Disability Cited in SSA Proposed Revision of Medical Criteria for Evaluating Mental Disorders - Published: 2010-09-07
  20. Stairlift Glossary of Terms
    Stairlift jargon made easier a complete guide to understanding stairlift terminology - Published: 2010-06-30
  21. Definitions of Disability
    Definitions of Disability a word used in daily conversations that holds different meanings for different people - Published: 2009-12-23
  22. Definition of Back Pain Terms
    Definition of various terms used to describe types of back pain - Published: 2009-09-05
  23. Definition of Online Copyright Materials
    The use of copyrighted materials that are available on the Internet requires a certain amount of understanding and awareness - Published: 2009-05-01
  24. Dental Definitions: Glossary of Dental Terms
    Before your next dental visit brush up on some of the terms and definitions your dentist may use - Published: 2009-03-17
  25. Prostate Glossary of Definitions
    Definitions and terminology used to describe male prostate problems and surgery methods - Published: 2009-02-18
  26. Glossary of US Veteran Affairs Definitions
    Glossary of US VA terms and definitions when dealing with the US department of veterans affairs - Published: 2009-02-17
  27. Environmental Health Glossary
    Glossary of terms and definitions used in government reports engineering studies and health literature online and off - Published: 2009-02-17
  28. Defining Disability Today
    Two models used for deriving the definition of disability are known as the medical model and the social model - Published: 2009-01-15
  29. Definition of the ADA
    The goal of the ADA is to ensure no person with a disability is turned down for a job or promotion or refused entry to a public access area - Published: 2009-01-14
  30. Definition of Sensory Integration
    The field of Sensory Integration exists as both a theory of neurological function and the process of the human body and mind - Published: 2009-01-13
  31. Glossary & Pronunciation of Medical Terminology
    A to Z definition of medical and disability terms and health conditions - Published: 2009-01-11
  32. Phobias: List With Explanations of Each Phobia
    List and definitions of some of the more common phobias in children and adults including social phobia - Published: 2009-01-11
  33. Definitions and Pronunciation of Medical Terms
    Definitions including how to pronounce various medical conditions including medication glossary and terms - Published: 2009-01-11
  34. Glossary of Gerontology Definitions
    Glossary of definitions and terms for Gerontology the study of social psychological and biological aspects of aging - Published: 2009-01-11
  35. Special Education Acronyms and Their Meanings
    Definitions of what some of the acronyms in special education mean regarding disability - Published: 2008-12-31
  36. List of Types of Cancer and Tumors
    List of names of nearly all types of cancers which can effect the human body - Published: 2008-12-30
  37. Caregiver Glossary of Terms
    Many terms used in the caregiving or life care industry can be confusing this glossary explains some of the meanings of caregiver terms - Published: 2008-12-10


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