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Descriptor in English: Disabled Persons
Descriptor in Spanish: Personas con Discapacidad
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pessoas com Deficiência
Descriptor in French: Personnes handicapées
Entry term(s): Disabilities, People with
Disabilities, Persons with
Disability, Persons with
Disabled Person
Disabled, Physically
Handicapped
Handicapped, Physically
People with Disabilities
People with Disability
Person, Disabled
Persons with Disabilities
Persons with Disability
Persons, Disabled
Physically Challenged
Physically Disabled
Physically Handicapped
Tree number(s): M01.150
Scope note: Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
Annotation: as GEN or unspecified includes both physical & mental disability; prefer specifics (VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS; HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONS; MENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS) emotionally disabled = MENTAL DISORDERS or specific; /educ permitted but is probably EDUCATION, SPECIAL or MAINSTREAMING (EDUCATION); /rehabil permitted; DF: DISABLED
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 98(63)
See also the descriptors: Dental Care for Disabled MeSH
Early Intervention, Educational MeSH
Education, Special MeSH
Employment, Supported MeSH
Mainstreaming, Education MeSH
Rehabilitation MeSH
Self-Help Devices MeSH
DeCS UI: 30935
Descriptor UI: D006233
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Disabled Persons - Preferred
Concept UI M0009786
Scope note Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
Preferred term Disabled Persons
Entry term(s) Disabilities, People with
Disabilities, Persons with
Disability, Persons with
Disabled Person
Handicapped
People with Disabilities
People with Disability
Person, Disabled
Persons with Disabilities
Persons with Disability
Persons, Disabled
Physically Handicapped - Narrower
Concept UI M0009787
Preferred term Physically Handicapped
Entry term(s) Disabled, Physically
Handicapped, Physically
Physically Disabled
Physically Challenged - Narrower
Concept UI M0009788
Preferred term Physically Challenged



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