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Working with mentally handicapped people

Robert G. Burgess

Working with mentally handicapped people

a study of staffing and training needs

by Robert G. Burgess

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Published by University of Warwick, Department of Sociology in Coventry .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRoberty G. Burgess and Mano Candappa.
ContributionsCandappa, Mano.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13928345M

Some people living with a mental health condition find that there are periods of time when working becomes too difficult, and they can no longer sustain employment. Fortunately, there are two national programs run by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that provide monthly income and health insurance for people unable to work. The more helpful you can be to the people who need help the most the better, right? Special Populations. The term special population covers a wide range of people. They can be seniors, survivors of cancer or other illnesses, people struggling to lose weight or those who have some sort of physical or mental disability, but who are otherwise fit.

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People with intellectual disabilities may range from having a mild to a severe. The Blue Book is used by the Social Security Administration to establish guidelines for which conditions qualify a claimant for Social Security disability benefits. Section 12 of the Blue Book deals with mental disorders, detailing which types of mental disorders can qualify you for benefits, and under what circumstances.

There are nine categories of mental disorders covered in the Blue Book. Physically Handicapped People. Physical handicaps can be the result of accidents and birth defects. Of course, there are handicapped people who are very functional within society and contribute greatly to family, work, the arts, etc.

Just because someone is missing an arm or leg does not mean he or she cannot run a business, hold a job, or. Places for Mentally Handicapped People to Work.

The mentally handicapped, or those who have developmental or intellectual disabilities, are often underemployed or unemployed, according to The ARC. The mentally handicapped want and need meaningful work that pays a living wage.

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That there are people on this earth who still think it’s OK to say the R-word. That people stare. Adults will stare. You will want to say something, anything, to these people to make them see.

The mentally handicapped do not have a consciousness of power. Because of this perhaps their capacity for love is more immediate, lively and developed than that of other men. They cannot be men of ambition and action in society and so develop a capacity for friendship rather than for efficiency.

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Older buildings that lack ramps for wheelchair access, for example, present a handicap for people who use wheelchairs. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Understanding Disability Myths and Facts. Terms such as neurotic, psychotic, and schizophrenic should be reserved for technical medical writing only. Use man with mental illness, woman with a mental disorder. Non-disabled.

Appropriate term for people without disabilities. The terms normal, able-bodied, healthy, or whole are inappropriate. Seizure. Describes an involuntary muscular. Hollywood has worked hard to give us a clear image of what the intellectually disabled look like -- charming, simpleminded folk with boundless empathy and compassion, like Forrest Gump, Radio, and whatever the hell Sean Penn's name was in I Am may all be accurate portrayals of people at the higher end of the disability spectrum, but Hollywood will never show you a realistic.

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