Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Definitions & History

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) disability as mental retardation, hearing (deafness), speech or language impairment, visual impairment (blindness), a serious emotional disturbance, or orthopedic impairment, a specific learning disability, deaf-blindness, or multiple disabilities.
Social Security -You cannot do the work that you did before -You cannot adjust to other work because of your medical condition -Your disability has lasted or is expected to last at least one year or will result in death
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) A person has a major physical or mental impairment that substantially limits 1+ life activity. This includes impairment, even if they currently do not have a disability (remission). It also includes individuals who are regarded as having a disibility.
U.S. CODE 12102 A physical or mental impairment that limits 1+ life activities such as caring, tasks, seeing, hearing, eating, walking, lifting, speaking, concentrating, comm and working. Also includes major bodily functions such as immune system, cell growth,digestive
Medical dictionary -Impairment of function to below the max level physically or mentally -who:loss of function at the level of the whole person, inability to communicate or perform ADL, or necessary vocational or avocational; rehab is aimed to remediate or compensate
All must produce to maintain survival Those unable to produce due to disability, injury or age were
Hippocrates Physical cause for seizures (Hippocratic oath)
Aristotle Hierarchy of value (men - women - disabled)
Modern religions (Christianity, Islam, Judaism) linked disabilities with improper behavior “sin” or lack of faith Something wrong with you because you did something bad/ punishment from GOD
Derision Court fools or jesters often disabled; Village “Idiots” were kept in cages in the town square and taunted
Institute for blind children 1784 Blindness
Military disabilities act 1789 Amputees
Gallaudet College Deaf
Dorthy Dix Bill Land for the disabled
Eugenics Selective breeding and elimination of the weak, disabled and less intelligent would develop a “Super” race.
Franklin D Roosevelt Pollo
1975 - PL 94-142 Guaranteed free, appropriate , public education for all children with disabilities, 3-21.
Created by: rmart11