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Disabilities

Scope Note: 
Physical, mental, or sensory impairments that render major life activities more difficult (Note: Use a more specific term if possible)
Category: Disabilities
Broader Terms
N/A
Narrower Terms
Adventitious Impairments
Attention Deficit Disorders
Behavior Disorders
Communication Disorders
Congenital Impairments
Developmental Disabilities
Diseases
Hearing Impairments
Injuries
Intellectual Disability
Language Impairments
Learning Disabilities
Mental Disorders
Mild Disabilities
Multiple Disabilities
Perceptual Impairments
Physical Disabilities
Severe Disabilities
Special Health Problems
Speech Impairments
Visual Impairments
Use this term instead of
Disabled
Disabled Teachers
Exceptional (Atypical) (1966 1978) (2004)
Exceptional Children (1966 1978) (2004)
Exceptional Students (1966 1978) (2004)
Handicapped (1966 1980)
Handicaps
Low Incidence Disabilities (2004)
Teachers with Disabilities (2004)
Related Terms
Ability
Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
Accessibility (for Disabled)
Adapted Physical Education
Assistive Technology
At Risk Persons
Attitudes toward Disabilities
Developmental Delays
Disability Discrimination
Disability Identification
Exceptional Child Research
Gifted Disabled
Group Homes
Health
Inclusion
Individualized Family Service Plans
Individualized Transition Plans
Intervention
Mainstreaming
Normalization (Disabilities)
Parents with Disabilities
Patients
Rehabilitation
Related Services (Special Education)
Residential Care
Respite Care
Self Advocacy
Severity (of Disability)
Sheltered Workshops
Special Education
Special Education Teachers
Special Needs Students
Testing Accommodations
Therapy
Added to ERIC: 3/5/1980