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It is very common for people who do not have any kind of disability, have difficulty of having to appoint a disabled person. In these cases usually present awkward situations, both for one and for other actors in the scene. The definition of disability can be divided into the following subcategories:
Physical: Disabilities affecting movements such as spina bifida, post-polio syndrome or cerebral palsy.
Sensory Disabilities affecting one or more senses such as blindness or deafness.
Cognitive: such as autism or Down syndrome.
Psychiatric: such as depression or schizophrenia.
In recent times, the term person with disabilities has displaced the word invalid. In this aspect, enthusiasts social model of disability to the old term often used to designate the social or economic conditions that affect individuals or families linked to the issue of disability. Under the social model of disability an individual will be considered “invalid” or “disabled person”, depending on the attitude of society. In these cases has little to do with the fact that this person has a myopia or cerebral palsy. In the UK, people linked to the rights of disabled people use the term to refer inability to companies that are unable to include all its citizens. They say that the person must first go before the disability that afflicts. (Ie rather than simply blind woman blind).
People with disabilities are a heterogeneous population sector, but all have in common that, in varying degrees, require additional guarantees to live with full rights or to participate on an equal footing with other citizens in economic , social and cultural development.
The Honduran Constitution, in Article 60, recognizes the equality before the law, without any discrimination. The law states that it is for the public authorities to promote conditions for freedom and equal people are real and effective, removing the obstacles that prevent or hinder their full and facilitating their participation in the political, cultural and social life as Article 59 of the Constitution, the fundamental rights and duties, which establishes the dignity of the person as the foundation of political order and social peace. Consistent with these provisions the Constitution, in Article 127, ensures that everyone has the right to work and freely choose it.
These rights and freedoms set today constitute one of the essential elements in acting on disability. Public authorities should ensure that people with disabilities can enjoy the array of all human rights: civil, social, economic and cultural. Read the rest of this entry »
Did you know that future generations will not have a proper retirement plan and their Social Security will be out of the window?
And for those people who will need a disability grant or supplemental income, their future is vene more bleek with the Social Security coffers being slowly depleted.
A recent investigation in social security disability insurance discovered that more than 10 million disabled Americans were granted more than $130 billion in 2011. That is a scary figure.
The following infographic shows an insight into our Social Security and it’s future.
Via: Disability Lawyer