Disability Essay Topics

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


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 –… 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

Challenges of Raising a Disabled Child

Caring for a child with a disability can be challenging due to parenting responsibilities and the difficulties they encounter when interacting with an often unreceptive environment. Consequently, parents can be at increased risk for excessive levels of personal distress which in turn can adversely affect the well being of the child and the entire family… View Article

Adah Price – Poisonwood Bible

Why did Kingsolver create Adah to be what she is? Based on the information already provided on the Price family, I feel Kingsolver made Adah out to be “different” as a way of proving the family’s biggest sin: rejection of God’s children. Although Adah had been born with a mental disability, I feel that she… View Article

Caring for People with Additional Needs

Introduction In my AO1 ‘caring for people with additional needs’ portfolio I am going to provide and clearly display in great detail information and understanding of three causes of additional needs. I will do this by researching a range of sources to get in dept information. Then I will provide an explanation with great content… View Article

Disability and Able-bodied People

What is a normal person? Is it a man playing basketball with his friends in a park? Is it a woman riding horses through a grassy field? Or is it the double amputee that wears expensive sunglasses on a summer day? These images have all been depicted in the media, but the latter is not… View Article

Issues of Equality and Diversity

Equality is about learners’ rights to attend and participate, regardless of their gender, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation and age. Therefore it is extremely important to identify any barriers to learning that may arise. To promote inclusion, at the point of initial assessment, the learner needs to disclose any disabilities that may make… View Article

Encouraging younger members of our communities

If we allow children to make some decisions and be involved how does that help them develop? The advantages of encouraging younger members of our communities to become more actively involved in making decisions can be influential to their future. When children and young people have the opportunity to identify the problems that affect their… View Article

Physically Challenged Community in the Workplace

A person is physically deemed physically challenged when he or she has a physical disability or impairment. This is especially true if such impairment is one that limits mobility of the person. Disability on the other hand is defined as a condition or function judged to be significantly impaired relative to the usual standard of… View Article

Community Based Rehabilitation

Community Based Rehabilitation(CBR) may be defined, according to three United Nation Agencies, ILO, UNESCO, and the WHO, as a “strategy within community development for the rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities, and social integration of all people with disabilities. CBR is implemented through the combined efforts of disabled people themselves, their families and communities, and the appropriate… View Article