A term often used synonymously with "Disabled" to indicate individuals whose physically or mental abilities prevent them from fully function in normal activities.
A person who has a congenital or acquired mental or physical defect that interferes with normal functioning of the body, or the ability to be self sufficient in modern society.
Any person with any physical and/or mental disability who has difficulty in doing certain tasks such as walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, learning, or working. Federal law defines handicapped children as those who are mentally retarded, hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, visually handicapped, seriously emotionally disturbed, orthopedically impaired, other health impaired, blind, multihandicapped, or as having specific learning disabilities and who require special educational services because of these disabilities.
Refers to the degree of functional limitation resulting from impairment. The existence of a handicap depends on the extent to which impairment impedes a person's function.
Sometimes confused with disability and impairment and is used interchangeably with these terms. Handicapped is generally defined as an impairment that can be overcome by some type of reasonable accommodation to the impairment.
A general term used for mental or physical impairment.
Disabled; unable to walk properly or do other physical activities. This can also mean people with learning disability who need help and care