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Disability & Rehabilitation - Chapter Summary
This chapter is centered around key terms and concepts involved with disability and rehabilitation. You'll review core issues associated with psychological disability while examining their potential impact on one's life. By the time you're finished with the chapter, you'll have strengthened your hold on all of the following:
- Primary issues of functional health and disability
- The affect of disabilities on one's self as well as others through the life span
- The concept of psychological disability
- Disability discrimination
You can use the practice quizzes accompanying each of these lessons as a way of monitoring your comprehension step-by-step. These interactive assessments point you right back to the related part of the material whenever you answer a question incorrectly, and each of them can also be printed as a worksheet for offline use.
1. Functional Health & Disability: Definition & Major Issues
This lesson looks at the functional health issues of the mechanical system. In other words, we examine the human body, why it fails and what happens when it does.
2. Impact of Disabilities on Self & Others Across the Life Span
Individuals with disabilities often have special needs and face unique challenges throughout life. This lesson will examine the impact of disabilities on individuals, families and society.
3. Psychological Disability: Definition & Concept
This lesson defines what is considered a psychological disability and how this status is determined. It also gives examples of what is considered a permanent disability and what is considered a temporary deficit.
4. What is Disability Discrimination? - Definition, Laws & Examples
Disabled people have a right to work and federal law protects them from discrimination. In this lesson, you'll learn about disability discrimination and relevant laws that make it illegal. A short quiz follows the lesson.
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