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    Causes Of Disability

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    Disabilities can range from being mentally ill, handicap or mood disorders. One serious problem that can have an effect on a person is depression. Depression is something that affects a persons overall energy and mood. It is a disability that many people suffer from and is due to various reasons and causes. Though depression is a serious problem, it is treatable over a period of time. The reason one suffers from depression vary from individual to individual. Unlike mood swings and temporary feelings, depression is constant. It is a constant struggle with emotions. This illness causes interference with one’s ability to perform everyday tasks; it jumbles one’s thoughts, behaviors and their overall attitude. Depression also called Major Depression…

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    Disability Educator

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    interconnecting professions. My Profession A Disability Educator as a profession is to assist persons with a disability in many aspects of their lives by empowering…

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    Disability

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    If you have a disability of some type do not let this stop you from trying to achieve your goals. We all have restrictions and limitations. Some are physical, some are mental, and some are emotional. The point is that no one has a perfect life and there is an enormous difference between being disabled and being unable to accomplish something. No matter what disability you have look at the situation and determine what you hope to achieve, and then create a plan to make it happen. Some of the best…

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    Disability Claim

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    Why A Disability Claim Could be Denied Most people plan on working a full-time schedule up until they plan on retiring. Unfortunately, an unforeseen event can disrupt those plans for the worse. If you are suffering from an injury or medical condition that does not allow you to work, you can actually receive disability benefits that will get your life back on track. You may be worried about your claim being denied, which will make you hesitant to even apply for disability benefits. Here is…

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    Barriers Of Disability

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    Disability is a word that often brings negative connotations with its perceived meaning. According to the World Health Organization, disability is known to be a complex phenomenon, which has shaped our everyday interactions (2016). Being able-bodied allows you to fit into the societal definition of normal in which you are capable of your own individual achievements. However, being disabled creates barriers, which are often hard to cross and only leave society with forcing pity upon you. Of…

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    Disability Scenarios

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    1. Discuss the problems associated with viewing disability as a binary condition rather than as a continuum The issue that span from clustering the disabled is that needs and resources vary based on individual circumstances. There are physical, psychological, and neurological issues that can attribute to a person being or becoming disabled. One must consider family size, medical expenses and cost of living on a much grander scale. Expenses for this type of population can have a severe impact on…

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    Disability has always existed throughout history; it has never changed. What has changed are the names people used to describe and label it. Dr. F. M. Powell is the superintendent for the Iowa Institution for Feeble-Minded Children. “Backward and Mentally Deficient Children” was written for educators who have “mentally deficient” children in their classroom. In this piece, he focuses primarily on what should be done for the “backward and mentally deficient children” (or what people in modern…

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    Ten percent of the population is affected by some sort of learning disability. Given that the average class size is twenty six students per classroom, anywhere between two to three students could be effected with a learning disability. Dyslexia hits home with me and the hardships that came with it are all too familiar. Mental anguish is not the only thing that comes from disabilities, but also exterior environmental factors like the people around you. These few persons are left behind because…

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    Memorandum To: Shirley S. Stumpner From: Alana Bonds, a student user of Indiana Disability Services, Camille Zyniewicz, and David Schell, Concerned Indiana University Students Date: October 8, 2015 Subject: Proposal to Research and Improve the Efficiency of Indiana University Disability Services Introduction: As students at Indiana University, we believe that we all deserve an equal opportunity to attend classes every day. When a student is disabled, either permanently or temporarily,…

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    In this past week’s readings, I have learned many things about the oppressions people with disabilities go through. The more I read about the way people with disabilities feel about the way people treat them, the worse I feel about how I react to disabled people. I have begun to realize that I should not treat them any differently than I would someone without a disability. People seem to think that disabled people cannot do simple, daily tasks. I always want to help a disabled person when I…

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