Disability Essay Topics

Learning Disabilities

Puzzling is the term teachers use to describe students with learning disabilities.  They tell us that these students look entirely normal, seem intelligent, carry on intelligent conversations – that they don’t appear to any different than other students. Yet these students have difficulty doing certain tasks – not all- in school.  Some have difficulty reading;… View Article

Eating – Pica

Pica is a compulsion to eat non food items when it is considered to be developmentally inappropriate for a time length of no less than one month. This disorder, also known as a “phenomenon” has been around since ancient times, with certain cultures accepting this not as a disorder, but as an accepted practice. There… View Article

The Effects of War on Afghan Women, Children and Refugees Public Health

INTRODUCTION Armed conflicts have been major causes of disease, suffering and death for much of human history. The fatalities, injuries and disabilities suffered on the battlefield are obviously direct effects of conflict. But there are also health consequences from the breakdown of services and from population movements. The diverting of human and financial resources away… View Article

The Psychosocial Difficulties of Parents of Young Children

Introduction A disability is a permanent condition that makes it difficult for a person to do something important in everyday life.  People who have such conditions are said to be disabled.  For example, people who are deaf cannot hear, they have difficulty on understanding on what other people say.  People who are blind have difficulty… View Article

Learning and education

     Learning and education are some of the most prized assets any person could have. Many parents consider these assets to be the primary treasure which they can give to their children to face the challenges of the future. However, there are some instances in which education becomes unreachable due to some hindrances like learning… View Article

Helping Children with Learning Disabilities

Children with learning disabilities are smart or smarter than their peers, but may have difficulty with things like reading, writing, reasoning, and organizing information by themselves. A learning disability is a lifelong issue that cannot be cured or fixed with a snap of the fingers. Children who have the right support and intervention can succeed… View Article

Trends in Disability

Trends in disability is one the most studied areas in health care, especially in the elderly, because the disabled require much more care and money than do non-disabled people.  There are multiples types of disabilities, ranging from the most severe, ADL (activities of daily living), which includes an inability to perform self-care, like dressing, feeding,… View Article

Treatment of People with Developmental Disabilities

Throughout history people with developmental disabilities were treated as defective or somewhat less than human.  They were placed in institutions and often forgotten, drugged or tortured simply because they were misunderstood.  Jean-Marc Itard began working with people in France in the early eighteen hundreds in a first attempt to train developmentally disabled people.  He later… View Article

Application Letter: Job Advert for a Personal Assistant

Please contact our Personal Assistant application line on 020 8545 4624 for an application form. If there is no one available to take your call, please leave a message clearly stating your full name address and the job reference number. Administrative Assistant Disability Care Links requires an Administrative Assistant to work in its Kuala Lumpur… View Article

Barriers to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Health promotion has been defined as the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and to improve it. This process requires personal participation and supportive environments. For people with disabilities, however, personal participation is often limited by non-supportive environments. Lack of knowledge on how to modify programs to meet specific needs, poor… View Article

Disability

1.Does Anna have a case here? What are the critical variables? Yes, Anna has a case here. Anna is well qualified with this position only she has the sclerosis problems. David refuses to hire Anna because of her disabilities. The critical variables for Anna are disabilities, including Multiple Sclerosis and she is a wheelchair user,… View Article

Disabled Identity

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how, from a historical perspective, media representation has impacted on the lives of people with disabilities, with a focus on facial disfigurement. A comparison between the terms ‘impairment’ and ‘disabled’ will clearly identify a difference between the concepts in terms of the medical and social models of… View Article

Promote Positive Outcomes with Children and Young People

The social factors that can affect the way in which a child or young person develop are firstly peoples views within society especially for disabled people they are pre judges and discriminated against because of their disability because of this they are being marginalised from society and excluded from such things like social events. Young… View Article

Responsibility Project

“If there was a red pill and you could take it, and there would be no side effects and your disability would be gone. Would to take it?” (Liberty Mutual’s The Responsibility Project, 2012). Anjali Forber-Pratt is paralyzed from childhood. She conquered issues uncommon to most able-bodied individuals such as social pressures, critical personal decisions,… View Article

Laws and Legislation

Main principles: The Act sets out the general guidelines that employers have towards employees, and employees have to themselves and to each other . These guidelines are set in the Act by the principle of so far as is reasonably practicable. In other words, an employer does not have to take measures to avoid or… View Article

A Beautiful Mind and Disability

A Beautiful Mind is a good movie by Ron Howard, about a man that has lost his grip on what is real and what is fiction. This started when he was in graduate school and no one really noticed until his wife had him committed to the hospital. John Nash, the main character of the… View Article

Stereotypes Worksheet

Part I Select three of the identity categories below and name or describe at least 3 related stereotypes for each: * Race * Ethnicity * Religion * Gender * Sexual orientation * Age * Disability Category| Stereotype 1| Stereotype 2| Stereotype 3| Religion| Christians- Are annoying.| Mormons- are so judgemental.| Jehovah’s witnesses- are werid.| Disability|… View Article

Anti Discriminatory Practice: Assessors Training Program

Anti-discriminatory practice underpins all good practice as it seeks to prevent the division and oppression created and legitimised by individuals, groups and organisations, divisions that include class, race, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation. These divisions are often accepted as the norm and are then perpetuated unwittingly. Good anti-discriminatory practice requires competent workers to be… View Article

Open Doors: Extending Hospitality to Travelers with Disabilities

Construction worker Eric Pearson was doing his typical nightly duties while his company was paving a major highway in Colorado on a clear, summer night in July 2002. He had just come from taking core samples from one side of the road and parked his work truck, lights still flashing, off of the frontage road… View Article

Investigating Special Education Internet Resources

Family Village For Families of Children with Special Needs – http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/websites.html This website offers a wide variety of resources for the community to use when trying to navigate around the internet. It has sources such as Parent to Parent Matching, Mental health Websites, Diagnosis, and Internet resources. The Tulsa Area Alliance on Disabilities – http://208.112.118.116/disabili.html… View Article

Disability and Education Disabled People

Legal definition: * “The term “disabled person” means any person unable to ensure by himself or herself, wholly or partly, the necessities of a normal individual and/or social life, as a result of deficiency, either congenital or not, in his or her physical or mental capabilities”. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 *… View Article

“Darkness at Noon” by Harold Krents

In “Darkness at Noon”, Harold Krents vividly describes some of the everyday prejudices disabled citizens must face. Presented in an often humorous fashion, the author opens the reader’s eyes to the cruel ironies of society’s pre-conceived and inaccurate judgments, and their long reaching effects on his life. Krents begins his essay by pointing out to… View Article

Organization That Helps The Disabled: United Cerebral Palsy

“We strive to build a better world for tomorrow—today. ” This is one of the missions of United Cerebral Palsy, a non-profit organization that helps people with cerebral palsy and other related disabilities. It is committed to bring out change and foster hope for disabled people. It is a national organization that has tons of… View Article

This I Believe

Have you ever wanted to make a difference? I have and I believe that everyone should be treated equally. No one should be treated differently just because of their physical feature, their mental disabilities, and if they practice and preach a certain religion. I believe that no matter what race you are, how slow you… View Article

Disability Discrimination

Would you deem Karina disabled under the ADAAA? If so, what reasonable accommodations would you offer to her? Karina has a medical condition requiring her to take steroids and other medications. This condition led to Karina gaining weight and not able to wear two uniform items, the stockings and heels. These conditions affect her back,… View Article

Dyslexia Outline

A couple months ago, I was helping my 7 year old brother with his homework and I realized that he was writing some letter and numbers backwards. For example the number 3 and number 2. I started getting mad at him and said “Don’t you know your numbers? The three is backwards!”. He fixed it… View Article

Equality Act and Disability

The primary purpose of the Act is to codify the complicated and numerous array of Acts and Regulations, which formed the basis of anti-discrimination law in Great Britain. This was, primarily, the Equal Pay Act 1970, the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, the Race Relations Act 1976, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and three major statutory… View Article

Disable Women in Bangladesh

Disability is something that we take negatively, most commonly in Bangladesh we like to address them “Protibondhi”, a vague and unrealistic terminology. Let’s see what disability is from the World Health Organization’s definition: Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure;… View Article

Physically Challenged

A person is considered ‘handicapped’ or ‘physically challenged’ when he is not an ordinary person with all limbs. A disabled person is one who suffers from the loss or impairment of a limp or deformity in physical or mental capability whether due to nature’s foul play or an unexpected unfortunate accident. Disabled persons are of… View Article

Consumer Society

Write an essay that outlines the view that a consumer society is a divided society. In response to this statement, there needs to be consideration as to whether or not a consumer society, like the one we live in in the UK, is a divided one or not and if so then where these divisions… View Article