Society and the government have never given them their rights." He added, "Most families refuse to marry their healthy son or daughter to a handicapped person
. One of the reasons is that the handicapped always suffers from financial problems.
In 2004, out of the total number of handicapped persons
, 1008 were Qatari females and 1,391 Qatari males.
She said that the law called for offering financial aid to handicapped persons
and including them in the workforce quota in all industrial, administrative and service facilities.
The county of Fyn in Denmark has awarded contracts for transport of handicapped persons
. The contracts were received by Handybus A/S (two separate contracts valued at DKK5.34m and DKK3.27m), Byens Taxi Syd (DKK1.41m) and Aro Touristfart (DKK724,000).
The Gottlieb GZ-91 model enables handicapped persons
to access the wheelchair independently from either side of a car's front seat.
To emphasize the severity of the aversion to disabilities in those Dark Ages, I am including the following comments (also from Expanding Horizons) by Tom Jones in his master's thesis, "Employment of Wheelchair Handicapped Persons
in Broadcasting." Tom was an Illinois graduate of the class of '59.
"In a message addressed to a group of pilgrims of the Faith and Light Association, who came to Rome in 1975 for the Holy Year, Paul VI wrote that attention to handicapped persons
is `the most important test of a fully human family, of a truly civilized society, a fortiori of a Church that is authentically Christian.'
"ADA Handouts," a collection of handouts published by BOMA/NY and provided by Be Aware and Care, and United Cerebral Palsy, that doesn't necessarily represent BOMA/NY's views, provides helpful information ranging from how to communicate sensitively with handicapped persons
to ADA tax credits to organizations that can provide assistance.
Tests used in psychological evaluation of blind and visually handicapped persons
, and a manual of norms for tests used in counseling blind persons.
He was interested in helping other handicapped persons
as well and was active in antislavery movements, with his wife founding an abolitionist paper, The Commonwealth.
The psychological difficulties that stand out among these youngsters are symptoms of depression related to social isolation and to other negative experiences confronting chronically ill or handicapped persons
in general, Breslau reports in the January ARCHIVES OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY.
He was also interested in helping other handicapped persons
. Active in the antislavery cause, he founded, with his wife, Julia Ward Howe, an abolitionist newspaper, Commonwealth.