Essays Tagged: "Disability"


riod of years, eventually progressing to a point where a fracture can easily occur causing pain and disability. This disease is characterized by low bone mass and structural worsening of your bones, ...

(3 pages) 118 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Cafeteria Plan

teria plan, this plan allows employees to pick from a group of benefits such as, medical, accident, disability, vision, dental and group term life insurance. There are advantages and disadvantages of ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ability for Hire

person with mental retardation cannot be trained to perform a job as well as an employee without a disability.Fact: Over two thirds of Pizza Hut employees have mental retardation. The average turnove ... egnant women to take unpaid maternity leaves, awarded those employees less seniority than others on disability, and gave them no guarantee that they could return to their jobs or equivalent positions. ...

(3 pages) 162 2 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


AutismFirst described and named by Leo Kanner in 1944, the mysterious disability of autism is characterized by a peculiar emotional and intellectual detachment from other ...

(4 pages) 163 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Marriage and Family in Updike's Stories

led Women of our Old Crowd.One of the main causes of family problems, resulting in divorces, is the disability of parents to compromise. Most of the time, parents disagree on something and the problem ...

(3 pages) 102 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay on proper language, speaking to or reffering to people with disabilitys

tion for many people, so most social service agencies and news organizations now use "person with a disability." Handicap describes a condition or barrier caused by society or the environment, i.e., " ... inaccessible transportation," or "stairs are a handicap to him."PERSON FIRSTThe person precedes the disability, both figuratively and literally. It's "people with disabilities," not "disabled persons, ...

(4 pages) 128 2 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cultural Communication and the Disabled.

s of relating to people and talking about oneself and one's needs. Communication may be affected by disability as much as it affects mobility, employment, self-care and social relationships. The empha ... see themselves as being as limited, as most other people believe. They will admit that they have a disability, but may not see it as overcoming them or believe that they have to depend on just anyone ...

(4 pages) 188 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Hate Crimes - This essay is about what hate crimes are, how often they happen, and what we can do to help prevent them

gotry and prejudice against the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, or sexual orientation of another group or individual. These acts are not only against th ...

(3 pages) 255 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Proving Discrimination Employees believing they have been discriminated against must prove the fact.

ob or while applying for a job on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, they may file a charge of discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Comm ...

(5 pages) 577 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A director of 'The Glass Menagerie' has written: "All four characters invite compassion and sympathy from the audience". To what extent do you agree with this opinion?

ities that they hold.The most sympathy and compassion that the audience feels is towards Laura. Her disability is the fundamental reason for the sympathy she receives from the audience as they see tha ... ence as they see that she is 'crippled' and are reminded of it when she moves around the stage. Her disability is a taboo subject for the Wingfield family and the fierce rejection by Amanda of Laura's ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Summary of articles relating to disabilty, sex and racism.

Research assignmentDisability'Help us with our burdens'The Newcastle Herald 18/3/1999 page 13Families with severely dis ... ates to equality and difference because the disabled adolescents are seen as different due to their disability and are also receiving unequal treatment that could be wrong for their future. They may b ... than a physiological affliction".The article relates to equality and difference by the fact that a disability is being forced onto these children's lives and because of it they will not be equal in s ...

(6 pages) 149 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Social Security benifits

l human need. All people throughout human history have faced the uncertainties brought on by death, disability and old age. Prior to the turn of the 20th century, the majority of people in the United ...

(3 pages) 193 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Individualized Education Program

10Parent/Guardian: Mrs. M School: Elementary SchoolPrimary Language: Student: English Home: EnglishDisability classification: Grade Level: 4thSkill Area: Reading and ComprehensionPresent Level of Per ... for the remainder of that day he will be in a self contained classroom with other students with his disability to go over the content that has been discussed in the regular class.Participation in stat ...

(4 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Welfare reform.

was created to aid those who cannot support themselves or earn a living, whether it is poverty or a disability. While it is conjured up in one sentence, welfare poses many issues that need to be refor ... the time of enactment.2 Before the new law, aliens were able to receive social security retirement, disability, Medicare, and other benefits if they were working at the time. Qualified aliens are give ...

(6 pages) 290 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Very descriptive notes on preparing for an IEP meeting.

ive testing.*Each school district must be certain that one or both of the parents of a child with a disability are there, or have a chance to be present at, each meeting.*Reason of the meetings must b ... goals and objectives should be associated to your child's requirements that is an outcome from the disability.*The IEP should allow your child to improve in the general curriculum.* The purpose shoul ...

(1 pages) 82 2 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Hearing Life in a Deaf World.

ve developed not only an open mind, but also an open heart. Exposure to dealing with this professed disability has given me the ability to see beyond that which the populace generally sees. "Perfect" ... ct" people who lead "perfect" lives often make judgments on others. I consider that a more critical disability than countless physical impairments. Becoming conscious of how people react to my parents ...

(1 pages) 108 3 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Reflection of Breathing Lessons ... O'Brien review.

le about the movie before watching it, I did not realize what an impact it would have on me. Seeing disability on the streets is impersonal because you only see the person for a few fleeting moments. ... the streets is impersonal because you only see the person for a few fleeting moments. Reading about disability in class goes a little deeper, but it is nothing compared to actually watching a visual c ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Disability and the society.

and the management of services and resources.As we have learnt, prior to the 1970's, people with a disability were basically forced to live in institutions, where they were managed and treated for th ... As shown in the movie called Rain Man, institutions were seen to be there to 'protect' those with a disability.My interviewee, whom I will name Anna, works as a nurse at Kew Residential Services. She ...

(6 pages) 191 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Proving Discrimination.

an take to prove discrimination based on race, age, national origin, sex, creed, religion, color or disability (Floyd, 2000). In this paper I will be discussing a few of these steps.The first step tha ...

(3 pages) 227 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Prejudging based on appearance in the film The Usual Suspects.

is shown through the use of Verbal's character.Verbal is a physically disabled con who despite his disability, can run pretty good jobs. Verbal is brought in for questioning and is talked into tellin ... de up character, Soze, are one in the same.The police also don't know that Verbal uses his physical disability to purposely throw them off of his trail. Verbal has a severe handicap when he walks, and ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis