Essays Tagged: "Disabilities"

Walt Whittman

y could not read his son's poetry. His parent's family consisted of nine children, four of whom had disabilities.His start in literature came when, at the age of 12, he was withdrawn from school to wo ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Let People Decide Their own Fate: Free Market Bioethics" Discusses the benefits of allowing people (not government) to make their own decisions regarding cloning and bioengineering.

n one hand biotechnology is the Holy Grail for millions of people, offering cures for illnesses and disabilities thought to be incurable. On the other side of the argument, a society of lifeless clone ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Community sevice, a personal experience

he high school as well, and look forward to getting to know us. Each of the students have different disabilities but they each have the desire to make friends. This group is totally volunteer basis fo ...

(2 pages) 117 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Community Service

he high school as well, and look forward to getting to know us. Each of the students have different disabilities but they each have the desire to make friends. This group is totally volunteer basis fo ...

(2 pages) 91 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Acceptance of Scociety, Describibe why some types of freakishness and/or disabilities are accepted by society more than others.

Acceptance of SocietyWhy is it that some forms of freakishness or disabilities are accepted by society more than others, making them more marketable? Disability is a ... ompetent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like" (Webster 109). I see disabilities as an impairment that may restrict or hinder the ability to perform basic life activiti ... l" for a human being. However it is obvious that a disability involves many other aspects. Views on disabilities are strongly influenced by what society sees as normal. Society sees some forms of frea ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A proposal for advancement question : whats the next logical evolutionary step for mankind ?

, and since then, have developed a society that shelters every man, woman and child no matter their disabilities and handicaps. Nature's "survival of the fittest" ceased to exist, breaking one of th ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Down Syndrome.

There are many different disabilities that affect a number of children each year. Some conditions impair the body and some im ... ears and neck, and a small mouth and head (National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, 1997)Besides the physical characteristics of Down syndrome there can also be a number ...

(5 pages) 113 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Down's syndrome - cause, description, and management

's syndrome, actually I didn't knew anything about them and why they all are alike and have certain disabilities. One thing I knew is that it is and it was a great misfortune as for them as for their ...

(5 pages) 105 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Causes and Symptoms of Schizophrenia

ganization to such an extent that the individual experiences major changes in personality and major disabilities in the conduct of his or her life." (Mendel 182)"Schizophrenia is the most common and d ...

(8 pages) 167 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Scarlet Ibis Short story written by James Hurst

l boy because he doesn't want him to be teased by his classmates or any other people because of his disabilities. I quote from the story "Doodle was my brother and he was going to cling to me forever, ... e only beauty I knew, Old Woman Swamp."The brother also didn't want to be burdened by his brother's disabilities he said: "When Doodle was five years old, I was embarrassed at having a brother of that ...

(1 pages) 33 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Benefits and Accomodations for the Visually Impaired

nefits are made through organizations for the blind. Blindness has become more prevalent than other disabilities in the United States, thus more accommodations are being made to help them achieve succ ... eople in the past. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was created to expand services to all adults with disabilities. Disabled is a term to describe people "...who have a physical or mental impairment [wh ...

(11 pages) 106 0 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


o mercury. When mothers with no symptoms of nervous system damage gave birth to infants with severe disabilities, it became clear that the developing nervous system of the fetus may be more vulnerable ...

(1 pages) 613 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Changes for the future

mbryonic stem cells, has the capability to cure people with life-threatening diseases and crippling disabilities. Humans are made up of a complex system of cells. No one knows the exact number ...

(8 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Why are Stem Cells so controversial?

to countries that allow this type of research to be continued in their nation; people with numerous disabilities come closer or float further away from their dream of one day being cured of their dise ... trials in 4 to 6 years rather than 8 to 10 years, together with possibility of reducing deaths and disabilities among affected and at-risk persons. Scientists have successfully conducted experiments ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Autism: The Isolated Individual.

States today have some form of autism (Dowdy).The word autism may actually refer to several similar disabilities, including Autistic Disorder, Aspergers Syndrome, and "Atypical" Autism. Atypical Autis ...

(7 pages) 119 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Declaration of Independence Analysis.

yone as an individual. The crowd can consist of people with difference races, backgrounds, history, disabilities, whether they are rich or poor, and many other things. He probably thinks that the peop ...

(2 pages) 67 2 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Profile Essays: Grandpa.

human beings.Some people become handicapped as a result of an accident. Others are born with their disabilities.My grandfather was asleep one night on a Coast Guard cutter when another ship, a destro ...

(2 pages) 40 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Genetic Engineering

use havoc in growth, development and general health. (Healey, 1994: p. 11)Despite the acceptance of disabilities in the 21st century, the manner in which society portrays disabled persons as something ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Riordan Manufacturing Employment Law: Virtual Organization Employment Law Paper

d ethically due to wording within the employee handbook particularly relating to the employees with disabilities. The employee handbook states, "To help us make sure that you are able to perform your ... , an employee with a disability may have a valid claim as a possible violation of the ADA, American Disabilities Act and a violation of one's civil rights.Americans with Disabilities ActThe Americans ...

(3 pages) 663 1 4.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

No Constitutions In Private Institutions

members solely based on their ability to benefit the organization. Unrelated factors like race and disabilities quotas on the payroll complicate hiring decisions for employers. Although some company ... r the company, thus violating the owner's right to 'pursuit of property'. For example, the American Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits job discrimination based on disability. This act is especially ha ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law