Physical Disability, Definition(s) of

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A person with a disability that has any of the long-lasting conditions that substantially limit one or more physical activities such as walking, climbing stairs, reaching, lifting, or carrying (Erickson & Lee, 2008).

Glossary Source: 

Erickson, W., & Lee, C. (2008). 2007 disability status report: United States. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Demographics and Statistics. http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1256&context=edicollect