physical handicap

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physical handicap

n
(Pathology) loss of or failure to develop a specific bodily function or functions, whether of movement, sensation, coordination, or speech, but excluding mental impairments or disabilities
physically handicapped adj
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The Prime Minister of Pakistan in a cabinet meeting issued special directives for physically handicapped and challenged individuals , he directed Sania Nishtar chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) to ensure welfare and prosperity of such individuals.
though appellants (two physically handicapped students) were entitled for admission in the MBBS course, but now as all the seats have been filled, the appellants have been illegally deprived of the admission.
On every Independence Day, the physically handicapped, visually impaired and those with mental illness participate in the Jashan-i-Azadi celebrations through buying green and white dresses, flags, bunting, pin badges and many other stuff.Shaista Yasmeen, a 40-years old physically handicapped standing at a stall with high spirits to celebrate Independence Day said, "I am purchasing Azadi shirts for my kids and flags and bunting to decorate my home so that we can enjoy this festival like others".
While commenting on the initiative, Secretary Higher Education Department Zafar Ali Shah, stated that 2% quota has been asked to be reflected in the admission policy of Higher Education Department for the physically handicapped students.
However, the situation has changed now and the Kingdom is all set to introduce drastic changes to facilitate the physically handicapped or people with special needs.
NEW Year Resolutions will, hopefully, deter all those working with the mentally and physically handicapped from collapse in paroxysm of victim-hood when their clients are discriminated against - in their bigoted eyes, anyway.
Summary: A political advertisement targeting celebrity and possible political hopeful May Chidiac for being physically handicapped circulated online over the past several days.
My wife used to be a member of a PHAB (Physically Handicapped Able-Bodied) club where young people could meet as equals and socialise.
Of these, 436 are mentally ill and 241 physically handicapped, while 134 are visual impaired, 214 hearing impaired, 343 suffer from articulation disorders and 15 suffer from autism.
In 1945, Congress designated the first week in October as "National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week." The name of the event was later changed, and the week was expanded to a month in 1988.
Today Cliff Richard receives a cheque for pounds 61 that has been presented for the physically handicapped to the pop star by three members of the Monkseaton Ranger Guides, left to right, Noreen Cummings, Ann Jackson and Judith Jackson ....
Based on an information that in Chennai, Postmen are collecting Rs.20/- to Rs.40/- as bribe compulsorily from Senior Citizens, Physically Handicapped Persons, Widows while distributing Old Age Pension, Physically Handicapped Pension, Widow Pension, etc., Officers of CBI, ACB, Chennai conducted surprise checks on Monday at West Mambalam Post office and K.K.Nagar Post Office.