Disabled dating in canada

These conditions functionally disabled them, and what is now known as the social model of disability emerged.

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Or the term may serve to refer to the identity of disabled people.

Physiological functional capacity (PFC) is a related term that describes an individual's performance level.

In some countries, the law requires that disabilities are documented by a healthcare provider in order to assess qualifications for disability benefits.

Contemporary understandings of disability derive from concepts that arose during the West's scientific Enlightenment; prior to the Enlightenment, physical differences were viewed through a different lens.

In the early modern period there was a shift to seeking biological causes for physical and mental differences, as well as heightened interest in demarcating categories: for example, Ambroise Pare, in the sixteenth century, wrote of "monsters", "prodigies", and "the maimed".