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Disabled.

Yuck. Hate that word. Who really is disabled? Really?

"Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.
Thus disability is a complex phenomenon, reflecting an interaction between features of a person’s body and features of the society in which he or she lives."
 —World Health Organization
"An individual may also qualify as disabled if he/she has had an impairment in the past or is seen as disabled based on a personal or group standard or norm."http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disability


Disability? Reminds me of "Diss"

Who doesn't have a disability? Really? I'm socially awkward, have a short attention span, you can tell h…

Word of the Day: Conflation

Conflation occurs when the identities of two or more individuals, concepts, or places, sharing some characteristics of one another, become confused until there seems to be only a single identity — the differences appear to become lost.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conflation

"The Fixer"