Re: Definitions: impairment, disability and handicap

Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> In fact, the definitions of the WHO seek not to be based on medical terms
> but covering the social and personal aspects of the disability.
> It is important to use the terms proposed by WHO to avoid confusion and the
> possibility of hurting the sensibility of some people.

I recommend taking this question to the CG again.

  _ Ian

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Received on Thursday, 20 June 2002 12:16:41 UTC