Updated 10/2023. We break down the definition of disability under the ADA or the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as mention the WHO criteria. We also discuss dynamic as well as “invisible” or non-apparent disability. This is the first episode in a series we are doing on disability.
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—Perspectives on the Meaning of “Disability”. AMA J Ethics. 2016;18(10):1025-1033. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2016.18.10.pfor2-1610.
—ADA-AA Definition of a Disability – Super helpful and has the examples we mentioned in the episode.
—My Disability Is Dynamic by Brianne Benness.
—Ask Jan, Sample forms – Here you can find links to the Sample Medical Inquiry Form in Response to an Accommodation Request (the form we went over in the episode) and more.
—Disability and Health Overview – WHO criteria found on the CDC website