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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

2017-12-21 - Definitions of Human Brain Components - Glossary of some of the words used to define various parts and actions relating to the human brain.
2017-09-11 - Common Vocabulary Terms That May Seem The Same But Are Different - Confusion can extend from psychological terms that are commonly assumed to be similar, if not identical, but which in fact refer to very different concepts.
2016-09-24 - Definitions and Glossary of Adaptive and Assistive Technology Terms - Definitions and glossary of terms used to describe adaptive and assistive technology products and aides.
2015-07-03 - Disability Pride: Definitions and Awareness Information - Article looks at the concept of the Disability Pride movement and what it means to the community.
2015-06-09 - 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.
2015-04-08 - A to Z List of Neurological Disorders - Alphabetical list of currently known Human Neurological Conditions including short definitions for each disorder.
2015-02-16 - Bioethics: Basic Definition & Principles - Defines bioethics, the discipline dealing with ethical implications of biological research and applications in medicine including the four principles.
2015-01-23 - Definitions of Telemedicine Fields - Glossary list of various fields and terms used in Telemedicine electronic communication.
2014-09-23 - Post-2015 Development Agenda - Brief Outline and Definition - A brief outline of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, a process led by the United Nations.
2014-02-18 - Sheltered Workshops: History and Definition - Information and history of the term sheltered workshop in relation to disabilities.
2013-06-06 - Social Security Disability Terms - A list of disability terminology used by US department of Social Security and what they mean.
2013-06-05 - ADA Accessibility Terms and Definitions - Glossary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility terms and guidelines.
2013-03-06 - Hospital Departments: Definitions & Lists - Definitions and descriptions of the most common hospital departments and services provided.
2012-01-24 - Hemiplegia Definition and Information - Hemiplegia is a condition which affects one side of the body only - hemi comes from the Greek word meaning half.
2011-11-07 - 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.
2011-09-01 - Disability or Disabled - Which Term is Right? - Differences and similarities in disability and disabled terminology including the right term to use.
2010-10-09 - What is Paraplegia: Paraplegic Facts and 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.
2010-09-26 - What is Quadriplegia: Quadriplegic Facts and Definition - Facts and definition regarding Quadriplegia a four limb paralysis also known as Tetraplegia Persons having Quadriplegia are referred to as quadriplegics.
2010-09-10 - Definitions of The Models of Disability - Glossary list of definitions and explanations of the Models of Disability in society today.
2010-09-07 - 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.
2010-06-30 - Stairlift Glossary of Terms - Stairlift jargon made easier a complete guide to understanding stairlift terminology.
2009-12-23 - Definitions of Disability - Definitions of Disability a word used in daily conversations that holds different meanings for different people.
2009-09-05 - Definition of Back Pain Terms - Definition of various terms used to describe types of back pain.
2009-05-01 - Definition of Online Copyright Materials - The use of copyrighted materials that are available on the Internet requires a certain amount of understanding and awareness.
2009-03-17 - Dental Definitions: Glossary of Dental Terms - Before your next dental visit brush up on some of the terms and definitions your dentist may use.
2009-02-18 - Prostate Glossary of Definitions - Definitions and terminology used to describe male prostate problems and surgery methods.
2009-02-17 - Glossary of US Veteran Affairs Definitions - Glossary of US VA terms and definitions when dealing with the US department of veterans affairs.
2009-02-17 - Environmental Health Glossary - Glossary of terms and definitions used in government reports engineering studies and health literature online and off.
2009-01-15 - Defining Disability Today - Two models used for deriving the definition of disability are known as the medical model and the social model.
2009-01-14 - 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.
2009-01-13 - 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.
2009-01-11 - Glossary and Pronunciation of Medical Terminology - A to Z definitions of medical, disability terms, and health conditions.
2009-01-11 - Phobias: Phobia List with Explanations - List and definitions of some of the more common phobias in children and adults including social phobia.
2009-01-11 - Definitions and Pronunciation of Medical Terms - Definitions including how to pronounce various medical conditions including medication glossary and terms.
2009-01-11 - Glossary of Gerontology Definitions - Glossary of definitions and terms for Gerontology the study of social psychological and biological aspects of aging.
2008-12-31 - Special Education Acronyms and Their Meanings - Definitions of what some of the acronyms in special education mean regarding disability.
2008-12-30 - List of Types of Cancer and Tumors in Humans - List of over 100 types of cancers which can effect cells in the human body.
2008-12-10 - 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.

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