A disability is a physical or mental impairment that “substantially limits a major life activity.” It may range from a limp to the loss of a sense to a degenerative disease.

Defining disability is an ongoing project. For example, in 1998 the Supreme Court expanded the definition to include HIV-positive people.

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  • Jorge

    Wouldn’t that be something if evyoerne could see how often society dictates how we feel about ourselves? As we get older I think those things are somewhat easier to deal with, but the pressures are still there. I always look forward to new and inspiring blogs! Welcome to WordPress.