She said while 86% of individuals 55 or older have life insurance, only 32% have any long-term disability
Information on disability
is considered highly confidential, is maintained in separate, secure files with limited access, and is shared on a need-to-know basis.
Eligibility was later expanded to include any retiree with a compensable combat-related disability
, including reservists.
* Just 10 percent of disability
cases account for more than half the total medical and disability
Children 3 to 21 years old served in federally supported programs for the disabled, by type of disability
: Selected years 1976-77 to 2001-02.
Does having a teacher with a learning disability
impact student achievement?
Several researchers have focused attention on how attitudes are measured and inherent researcher bias regarding attitude measurement toward disability
(Antonak & Livneh, 2000; Wright, 1988).
That said, I think that we're doing a better job here at Syracuse University than most," says Steve Taylor, co-director of the New York school's Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability
In Part 1, Joan Aleshire challenges our thinking about what constitutes a disability
by sharing her special life experiences as an advantaged person with a disability
Healthy People 2010: Disability
and Secondary Condition, Chapter 6.
What is a learning disability
? Various professional groups use the term differently, but the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act defines a learning disability
as "a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations, including conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia and developmental aphasia [a severe language disorder]."
On a Roll provides interviews with disability
rights leaders who say that "interdependence" more accurately describes how people with and without disabilities actually live.