handicapped person


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Noun1.handicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or sociallyhandicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
amnesiac, amnesic - a person suffering from amnesia
aphasic - someone affected by aphasia or inability to use or understand language
hemiplegic - a person who has hemiplegia (is paralyzed on one side of the body)
paralytic - a person suffering from paralysis
paraplegic - a person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed from the waist down)
quadriplegic - a person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs
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Anyone parking in a space reserved for PWDs persons without a handicapped parking placard, a handicapped person who allows a non-handicapped person to use his parking placard, and any person obstructing the access points of handicapped persons to the designated handicapped parking spaces would pay a minimum fine of P10,000 to a maximum of to P40,000.
You have no idea what a handicapped person will accomplish if you don't give them a chance.
I look at the homeless person, or a handicapped person, a job seeker unable to find employment, a neighbour struggling to raise a family on benefits.
The suspect was being held in police custody and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and assault on a handicapped person.
He added, "Most families refuse to marry their healthy son or daughter to a handicapped person.
forces opened fire on a mentally handicapped person on Wednesday afternoon after throwing his shoe at a U.
There are many things people don't think about when preparing to care for a handicapped person, according to Borgenicht.
However, I know this situation is not a new one, as over the years I have known of similar cases where either an elderly, infirm person or a severely handicapped person has been abandoned at a social services office or hospital in the Cardiff area.
while three men, Father Desilets, Father Frederic (now, Blessed Frederic), and a handicapped person named Pierre Lacroix, were praying at the Communion rail, something extraordinary happened: the statue of the Virgin whose eyes are usually cast downward, at that moment, opened wide and looked out.
Care for the emotional and sexual dimensions of the handicapped person is also worthy of attention,' John Paul said in a message to a symposium this week at the Vatican about the rights of the mentally handicapped.
The ministry does not plan to stipulate by law an area in which a handicapped person can conduct medical or nursing work, according to the officials.
A dinner guest asked Richard if he could find a house with an indoor pool that would be suitable for a handicapped person.