People with Disabilities
Blind vs Visually Impaired
Visually impaired is a blanket term that refers to a condition where the person does not have a perfect or near perfect vision, which cannot be repaired via usual means, such as glasses or contacts. The term...
Handicapped vs Disabled Person
The terms handicapped and disabled person are generally used interchangeably, but they differ in their real meaning. A ‘handicap person’ is an individual who has a physical or mental disability, whereas a ‘...
Disability vs Impairment
Both the terms ‘disability’ and ‘impairment’ are used in the field of Disability Studies. Disability is any restriction related to an individual’s physical and mental functioning of the body part; whereas...
Disability vs Handicap
Disability means the inability of a person to perform his/her routine actions. Handicap means the difficulty experienced by a person in performing his/her tasks.
Handicap vs Impairment
If a person is handicapped, it means that his abilities to function mentally or physically are constrained. Impairment refers to the weakening of, or the damage caused to a function.